Call Us: 1300 975 980

KeryFlex Nail Restoration

KeryFlex Nail Restoration is a system that uses a medical grade acrylic to create durable, yet flexible artificial nails that are realistic, natural-looking and complements the foot. It is a cosmetic and safe application that restores the appearance of your nails.

KeryFlex uses polymer resins, and special activators that bond and harden when exposed to ultraviolet light. This creates a flexible, nonporous artificial nail, allowing the remaining natural nail to grow. KeryFlex can be used for nails that are permanently damaged from conditions such as fungus, dystrophies and trauma or for a temporary cover for a nail whilst it is growing.

KeryFlex has no known side effects, doesn’t irritate the skin, only adheres to the cells of the nail and will not bond to skin, allowing a natural edge to be fabricated.

Nail polish, nail polish remover and detergents can be applied over the KeryFlex nail.  The KeryFlex nail can also be filed with a nail file as the nail grows.

With this system, you can restore the natural look and feel of your nail and improve your self-confidence.

before toe nail surgery photo
after surgery photo

Effective Restoration for Damaged Nails

KeryFlex is ideal for restoring nails whose structure and appearance have been affected by:

  • Injury/trauma
  • Fungus
  • Dystrophies
  • Split nails
  • Nail discolouration

Please note that KeryFlex is not suitable if you have ingrown toenails, peripheral vascular disease, peripheral neuropathy, arterial insufficiency, suspicious pigmented nail lesions, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. As KeryFlex does not bind to the skin, a minimum of 15% of the natural nail must be present. You can discuss your needs with our podiatrist to ensure its suitability and your best treatment options.

Benefits of KeryFlex Nail Restoration

  • Aesthetics – KeryFlex nails look and feel like real nails, restoring the normal look of your toes and toenails. These artificial nail replacements are the closest thing you can have to natural nails.
  • Variety –KeryFlex is available in three colours: clear, natural and opaque. With these options, you can pick the right shade to match your toenails and preferences.
  • Functional – KeryFlex nails are non-porous, preventing moisture from going in between. It’s also highly durable, and it won’t be affected by applications of acetone or nail polish. They’re also designed to be flexible, bending (but not breaking) to flow with your toes’ natural movement.
  • Painless – KeryFlex Nail Restoration is a painless and non-invasive procedure. It involves the simple application of the special resins and bonding agent on top of your damaged nail and curing it with ultraviolet light. It also does not require any local anaesthesia at any point of the procedure.
  • Quick Procedure. KeryFlex Nail Restoration is an in-clinic procedure that’s quick and easy to complete. It also provides an immediate cosmetic improvement on your toenail, so you can see noticeable results as soon as the procedure is done.

The Process – How It Works and What to Expect

As an in-clinic cosmetic procedure, KeryFlex Nail Restoration can be completed quickly in our clinic in as little as 30 minutes, depending on your nail’s condition and how many nails need to be treated.

The KeryFlex Nail Restoration System process includes:

  1. Preparing your nail for treatment. If the nail is thick or damaged, the podiatrist will reduce it by trimming and burring the nail.
  2. Application of the KeryFlex Bond to help the new artificial nail attach to your natural nail.
  3. Application of the KeryFlex Flex compound.
  4. Curing the compound under UV light for 2 minutes.
  5. Further application of KeryFlex Flex (if necessary). UV curing afterwards.
  6. Buffing your nail to smoothen the surface and shape it accordingly.
  7. Application of the seal and final curing under UV light for 2 minutes.

Over time the KeryFlex nail will grow out with your natural nail. A refill is recommended every 6 -8 weeks to maintain the KeryFlex nail. Rarely, a KeryFlex nail may detach from the natural nail. This can occur with repeated trauma to the KeryFlex nail from tight footwear or sports that cause high impact to the toes such as long distance running and soccer.

Our podiatrist will tailor this process to your needs and preferences, making sure that you come out of our clinic with beautiful, natural-looking nail replacements.

Restore Your Nails with KeryFlex Nail Restoration

If you have missing or deformed toenails because of an injury or medical condition, KeryFlex can help you restore them to their natural look. We can assess the condition of your toenails and determine whether the KeryFlex Nail Restoration System can give you the results you’re looking for.

If you think KeryFlex is right for you, our Wynnum podiatrist can book you in for a session and perform the procedure in our clinic. Treatments can be completed in one session, depending on the condition of your nails and your availability.

Book an appointment online or contact us if you need more information about the KeryFlex Nail Restoration System.

CALL US TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT OR BOOK ONLINE NOW.

Latest News

  • UNCATEGORIZED

    Why Home Remedies DON’T Often Work for Ingrown Toenails

    Ingrown toenails hurt. If you have ever had an ingrown toenail, you’ll know exactly what we are talking about. We know that many people like treating ingrown toenails themselves at home with simple remedies. But in many cases, these home remedies simply do not work. It might relieve the pain for a while, but it […]

    Date:6 November 18, 2019
  • NAILS

    Not All Nail Fungi are the Same – Know the Different Types of Nail Fungus

    Most people think that all nail fungal infections are the same because they seem to affect toenails the same way. But in fact, there are different types of nail fungal infections caused by various types of fungus. The four most common types are: Distal Lateral Subungual Onychomycosis. This is the most common type of nail […]

    Date:6 October 29, 2019
  • NAILS

    How to Spot Nail Fungus Before It Gets Worse

    Nail fungus may seem harmless when you first see it, but it can cause a variety of problems if you don’t treat it right away and prevent it from spreading. This fungal infection is notorious for being difficult to treat, often requiring multiple treatments from medical professionals to get rid of them completely. It can […]

    Date:6 August 2, 2019
  • NAILS

    How to Restore Your Damaged Toenails with KeryFlex

    Damaged toenails are often a big problem for those who have it. Not only does damaged toenails look unpleasant, but it can also affect the way you walk and move. And if the nail damage is severe enough, it can even prevent your nail from fully growing back again. In the past, those who suffer […]

    Date:6 July 19, 2019
  • NAILS

    How to Avoid & Treat Common Foot and Nail Conditions

    Athlete’s Foot Athlete’s Foot is very common among athletes (hence its name), but even those who aren’t as active can also suffer from this. Also known as Tinea Pedis, it can be caused by different types of fungus, many of which thrive damp and poorly ventilated environments (like sweaty socks and enclosed shoes). If you’ve […]

    Date:6 July 4, 2019
  • PODIATRY

    5 Ways a Podiatrist Can Improve The Health of Your Feet

    One of the biggest misconceptions about podiatrists is that they only specialise in treating athletes and those who play sport on a regular basis. But podiatrists can treat everyone, and we help people from all walks of life keep their feet healthy and in top condition. So, whatever lifestyle you lead, whether it involves playing […]

    Date:6 June 26, 2019

* indicates required