Ungiectomy is an Ambulatory Surgery procedure, that is, a procedure that is performed under local anesthesia, without the need for hospitalization of the patient and is intended to solve the problem of ingrown nail.
For surgeries such as ungiectomy, there is no anesthesiologist present. However, the surgeon is supported by an instrumentation nurse specialist on an outpatient basis during procedures.
Ungiectomy is an outpatient surgery that does not require stitches. However, a consultation with the surgeon who performed the surgery is recommended 7 to 15 days after surgery.