How to effectively incorporate ToeFX into your practice

Interview with Dr Joanne Lih, Podiatrist, about the ToeFX ClearToe Therapy System You currently have 17 patients using ToeFX, with 10 more waiting to begin their treatment. How has it been incorporating ToeFX into your busy schedule? As a solo practitioner, I recommend to start slow, space patients as you need, and watch your timing. I’ve learned that scheduling ToeFX patients first thing in the morning and at the end of the day works best for my practice. Also, I use a colour coded system for scheduling, with one colour unique for my ToeFX visits, which has helped me plan…

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Cycling and Toenail Fungus

ToeFX co-founder Dr Irit Van-Ham enjoys cycling….here she weighs in on the commonalities between cycling and toenail fungus. According to recent studies, some 6-20% of people worldwide suffer from fungal nail infections or onychomycosis. It’s even more common in seniors: it affects 50% of those over 70. This infection can have serious health implications. When the toenail (big toe) breaks off from the skin, bacteria can enter the wound, making the area more susceptible to infection. But what has cycling got to do with toenail fungus? Here are some common features: 1) It does not take a lot to grow:…

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ToeFX selected for the OBIO-CAAP 2021 cohort

We are excited at being selected to be in this year’s cohort of 2021 Capital Access Advisory Program from The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization. Proud to be recognized as a high potential health science company and looking forward to continuing the momentum with many more innovative solutions. The Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO®) is proud to announce its 2021 Capital Access Advisory Program (CAAP®) and the high-potential health science companies in this year’s cohort.

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ToeFX wins Ontario’s premier life sciences competition

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On March 24, ToeFX took home the grand prize in the Synapse Competition, Ontario’s premier life science pitch competition. The Synapse Competition is dedicated to fostering the commercialization of innovation in the life science sector. Delivered by Innovation Factory, in collaboration with the Synapse Consortium, the competition supports innovators, scientists and researchers to launch their ideas to market, increase revenues, attract investment, and create jobs. “The ToeFX team is delighted and proud to have been selected as the winner of the Synapse Life Science Competition 2021. This recognition will propel us forward as we strive to become the global standard…

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ToeFX Blog: my top 3 outlandish toenail fungus “cures”

By: Dr. Irit Van-Ham, CTO, ToeFX After spending many years researching toenail fungus and looking for effective, innovative ways to treat onychomycosis, it amuses me to see ridiculous promises being made on the internet claiming to treat it with no scientific backup. Many of you might have seen the Academy award winning movie “The King’s Speech”, a 2010 British historical drama directed by Tom Hooper. One particularly memorable scene for me was when Prince Albert consults speech therapists and physicians about a cure for his stammer. One of the physicians prescribes smoking cigarettes as a remedy to relax the larynx….

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ClearToe Light Approved by Health Canada

ToeFX Inc. is delighted to announce it has received approval from Health Canada for its ClearToe Therapy Light, making it the only photodisinfection therapy approved by Health Canada for the treatment of onychomycosis.  The product is for sale online now on the ToeFX.com website. “We are seeing huge patient demand for a safe, painless treatment. ToeFX is a gentle therapy based on the application of light. Earning these approvals means that clinicians can buy with confidence,” said Dr Irit Van-Ham, Chief Technology Officer of ToeFX Inc. “We are focused on creating an end-to-end solution for the treatment of this extremely…

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