Ingrown toenails are a common affliction, which can cause pain, embarrassment and infections. There are a range of conservative and surgical treatment options, depending on the nature and severity of the problem.
The information on this website is intended as a guide for patients who have ongoing problems with ingrown toenails, and emphasises the role of minor surgery to resolve this issue. This information does not replace comprehensive assessment and advice given by a podiatrist or other health practitioner. Additionally the Podiatry Board of Australia guidelines recommend that all patients considering any surgical procedure should always seek a second opinion regarding their problem.