Nails are part of the skin and are made of keratin, the same protein as hair.
Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-17T13:04:34+02:00What are the most common surgical procedures performed on nails?Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-17T13:04:34+02:00
The most common microinterventions in the nail area concern the treatment of ingrown toenail, when the nail for various reasons grows into the skin causing intense inflammation. At first the problem is not treated surgically but if it persists the only realistic solution is the surgical removal of the part of the nail that causes [...]
Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-17T13:03:25+02:00What other intervention can be performed in the nail area?Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-17T13:03:25+02:00
Except from this microintervention in our clinic we do biopsies and removal of tumors which lie underneath the nail.
Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-17T13:02:44+02:00Is nail surgery painful?Yiannis Neofytou2018-12-17T13:02:44+02:00
Microinterventions in the nail require proper local anesthesia or they can be painful. In these cases we always perform toe anesthesia where the whole toe becomes numb and we perform the procedure without any pain.