Ingrown Toenails

Conditions We Treat

What is an Ingrown Toenail?

When a toenail is ingrown, the nail is curved downward and grows into the skin, usually at the nail borders (the sides of the nail).

What Causes an Ingrown Toenail?

Ingrown toenails can develop for various reasons including:
• Trauma
• Improper Trimming
• Inherited


Treatment can be done at home if you do not have an infection. If you suspect you have an infection, have a foot and ankle surgeon examine your toe and select the best course of treatment.

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