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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Recruiting for study in Hamilton

The ToeFX clinical trial is currently accepting new patients.  Interested? Click here to complete a 2-minute questionnaire The study is accepting healthy people with toenail fungus who are: • between 18-75 years of age • not currently receiving medical treatment for toenail fungus • willing to answer a short (2 minutes) questionnaire If you meet the criteria, a member of the ToeFX team will contact you to collect a nail sample. If your nail tests positive for nail fungus, you will be invited to join the study. For clinicians: We are recruiting patients on an ongoing basis with mild to…

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ToeFX now offers Certificate in Photodisinfection

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Our partner clinics have been asking for a certification program, so we delivered.  ToeFX is delighted to announce that it now offers a Certificate in Photodisinfection. The Photodisinfection Certificate training course is available to professional foot care clinicians only and covers the principles, theory and practical application of the ToeFX photodisinfection treatment for  onychomycosis.  Clinicians must complete a training module (web-based), an in-person training session, and a certification test.  Certificate will be mailed to clinics within 10 days of completion of the certification test.

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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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Our response to COVID-19

The ToeFX team salutes front-line workers, essential service-people and medical professionals everywhere. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have reduced the number of staff on-site and the number of patients we see during visits to ensure only one patient is treated at a time.  Some patients will participate in an “at-home” care model where their treatments will be supervised via phone or video call.  Physical distancing measures and masking procedures are in place at our clinic.  Please speak with a ToeFX representative for more information. Stay healthy and safe everyone!

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ToeFX granted Medical Device Establishment License in Canada

ToeFX Inc. has been approved for its Medical Device Establishment License. A Medical Device Establishment Licence a requirement for all companies importing and selling medical devices for human use in Canada. An MDEL is issued by the Inspectorate based on an establishment certifying that they meet requirements and are inspected for compliance.    

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