It is an electro chemical process, in which a small direct current is used on the skin or scalp to deliver medication at a constant rate to a depth of 6-20mm. The treatment works on the principle that charged ions in the skin are either attracted or repelled from the electrodes resulting in certain chemical effects. It is a painless, sterile, non-invasive technique.
Hyperhidrosis (increased sweating),
With increasing use of nail paints, nail art, acetone, repeated manicures, cosmetic nail procedures and detergents the nail plate undergoes repeated damage resulting in rough lusterless and pigmented nails. Besides that fungal infection of nails, lichen planus infecting nails, nail pitting and ridging due to various diseases also cause cosmetically disfiguring nails. Severe nail psoriasis can impact the quality of your life.
Topical nail delivery is challenged by the structure of the nail and low permeability of drugs across the nail plate. Iontophoresis efficiently enhances drug permeation and transport across the nail plate. It is a painless, easily administered, cost effective out patient treatment.