Nail Surgery - Karin Bruckner
Karin specialises in nail surgery and does procedures to prevent ingrown toenails from reoccurring. Onychomycosis (nail fungus) is also a special interest of hers. Patients seen by Karin are athletes, retirees, diabetics, children and anyone needing foot care. Her practice is nestled at the foot of Table Mountain in Vredehoek, also known as Devil’s Peak, which is close to the centre of Cape Town with easy access and parking. The surgery is equipped with the latest technology including computerised gait analysis (RSSCAN) equipment, laser, and a nail debriding machine. The laser which is available at the practice allows for treatment of nail fungus infections without the side effects which can result from drug therapy. It’s non-toxic and can treat all ten toes in 15-20 minutes with no downtime.
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This is a simple drawing of what is involved in nail surgery with penalization of the nail growth plate.

 

Below is an illustration of how nail surgery takes place:

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Nail surgery is performed in the podiatrist’s rooms. It is done under local analgesia but can be arranged in a day theatre, under general anesthetic at a private hospital at the patient’s own expense.

 

The procedure is to prevent the nail from growing as wide as before therefore changing the evolution (curvature), preventing the nail from growing into the nail fold.