Ingrown toenails happen to almost all of us. They occur when a toenail grows painfully into the nail fold. They also commonly lead to infection. If you have diabetes or other conditions that affect your nerves or circulation, you’re at a greater risk of developing these infections.
Ingrown Toenail Treatment in Brooklyn, NYC
Ingrown toenails can develop after injuries of the toe, wearing uncomfortable shoes, improperly cutting your toenail, or having curved toenails. They’re common for police, teachers, fire fighters, and other occupations that are required to stand and move for long periods of time.
Pain and tenderness around both sides of the nail.
Redness around your toenail
Infection beneath or around the nail
Finding the Best Treatment for Ingrown Toenails
Depending on the severity of your condition, we might lift the nail if it’s only slightly ingrown. In other instances, we might need to partially removed your nail if it’s more severely ingrown. If the problem reoccurs, we might recommend surgically removing the portion of the nail along with the nail bed to prevent further recurrence. Let’s take a look and make a determination together.
Ingrown Nail Footcare Care for United Healthcare Members
We’re proud to provide service to patients with United Healthcare, as well as those covered by a many other providers. Come in for a consultation today! Our staff is available to assist you with questions and concerns.
Serving Brooklyn, Manhattan, Gramercy and the NYC boroughs.