The kind of surgery needed is dependent on the bunion type and the parts of the bunion deformity the patient wants to correct.
Various types of techniques used are
- Simple Bunionectomy – It involves the removal of the bump of the increased metatarsal head
- Bunion with Osteotomy – This technique employs the removal of bump and causes the toe and the metatarsal to straightens out
- Tailor’s Bunion – This removes the bump of the enlarged fifth toe.
Learn more about the minimally invasive technique here.