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Revive Your Nails: The Art of Nail Reconstruction

Toenail reconstruction is a cosmetic procedure that aims to restore the appearance of a damaged or missing toenail. There are several reasons why someone may need toenail reconstruction, including trauma to the nail, fungal infections, or congenital abnormalities.

The procedure typically involves using a material such as resin, gel, or acrylic to create a new nail that is attached to the existing nail bed. The material used will be matched to the colour and texture of the natural nail as closely as possible. The reconstruction is usually done in a single visit to a podiatrist or foot specialist.

Toenail reconstruction is generally considered safe, but it's important to choose a qualified and experienced practitioner to perform the procedure. There may be some risks involved, such as infection or damage to the surrounding skin, so it's important to follow proper aftercare instructions.

Overall, toenail reconstruction can be a good option for people who are self-conscious about the appearance of their toenails or who have functional problems due to damage or loss of the nail. It's important to discuss the pros and cons of the procedure with a healthcare provider to determine if it's the right option for you.

If you have any questions about nail reconstruction or would like to book in, get in contact!

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