An ingrown toenail is a painful condition that can become infected and may require treatment.
They can occur at any age and have a multitude of causes.
Surgery is indicated if conservative methods have not been successful. Surgery is performed under a local anaesthetic and is normally uncomplicated and painless.
The procedure takes 20-30 minutes and you will usually be able to return to normal activities on the following day.
After surgery, you will be issued with a dressing pack and asked to return 2 days later for a post operative check up.