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

  1. Simple Bunionectomy – It involves the removal of the bump of the increased metatarsal head
  2. Bunion with Osteotomy – This technique employs the removal of bump and causes the toe and the metatarsal to straightens out
  3. Tailor’s Bunion – This removes the bump of the enlarged fifth toe.

Learn more about the minimally invasive technique here.