Nail Surgery & Toe Nail Avulsion
Ingrowing toe nails are painful and when they do not improve and sometimes it may be necessary to remove part or all of the toenail.
Partial Nail Avulsion
Partial nail avulsion removes part of your toenail and is commonly used for the treatment of ingrowing toenails. It is approximately 98% effective.
Total Nail Avulsion
Total nail avulsion completely removes all your toenail. This procedure may be necessary if your nail is thick and pressing into the skin surrounding your toe. After your toenail has been removed,you’ll have an indentation where your nail used to be.It is completely safe for you to not have a toenail. The procedure Removing part or all of a toenail is a medical procedure- toenail surgery. A local anesthetic is used to numb your toe and then the nail is removed. A chemical called phenol is applied to the area to prevent the nail growing back or becoming ingrown in the future. A course of antibiotics may be prescribed if your nail is infected. Please contact me for more information today.