Patent Number: 8,814,922

Title: Method for treatment of fingernail and toenail microbial infections using infrared laser heating and low pressure

Abstract: A method of treating microbial infections, which consists of the steps of sequentially and repeatedly irradiating the microbe with continuous or pulsed infrared radiation and continuous or pulsed cooling such that heat and cold alternatively penetrates to the site of the infection in order to inactivate the pathogen.

Inventors: Hennings; David R. (Roseville, CA), Aguilar; Guillermo (Roseville, CA)

Assignee: New Star Lasers, Inc.

International Classification: A61N 5/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018