Ingrown Toenails

This condition develops when the sides of the nail grow into the skin of the toe, causing swelling, redness and pain!! It may become infected and require antibiotics.

There are many causes for this problem including incorrect nail cutting, injury, badly fitting shoes and the shape of the nail.

There are various methods of alleviating the symptoms. These may include conservative treatments and RECONSTRUCTION or nail surgery where either some, or all of the nail is removed.