One of the more common and less glamorous conditions we see is ingrown toenails. Sometimes there is an associated infection but many times it is pain along the nail border that brings patients to our office. Many people suffer with ingrown nails for years not knowing anything can be done. There is a simple, pain relieving procedure for this problem! The procedure has been around for many years and most of the time offers a permanent solution. The offending nail edge is removed. A chemical is then applied to destroy the root. This simple procedure is done in the office and requires no down time. Daily cleansing of the area along with a band aid for 3 – 4 weeks is all that is needed.Read the rest of this entry.