“Hi I’m Dr. Wachtel and welcome to our practice. Today we’re going to be reviewing ingrown toenails, causes, and treatments.

Ingrown toenails are a penetration into the side of the skin. It’s often caused by poor shoe gear, trauma, or even from cutting the nail incorrectly.

Today we’re going to show you an ingrown toenail procedure. We call is a Matrixectomy and once numb the toe we take the side of the nail out with a scalpel blade and we put a chemical in so it doesn’t regrow and then send the patient home with soaking instructions.

We’re going to start our video with the injection and move onto the actual procedure.”