Who is required to perform ingrown toenail procedures?
In the UK, general practitioners who specialise in minor surgery should be fully trained in ingrown toenail procedures whilst in the US this would be the responsibility of the family medicine practitioner. Podiatrists will also be required to perform ingrown toenail procedures.
Can you purchase replacement toes for the ingrowing toenail trainer?
Yes, you can buy separate Toe Ends in either dark or light skin tones, which come in packs of 3.
How do you replace a Toe End on the Ingrowing Toenail Trainer?
To remove the toe simply depress the clip located at the back of the Toe Jig that is holding the toe securely and gently pull the Toe End. When attaching a new toe, thread the flexible plastic strip attached to the toe through the slot at the front of the Toe Jig. To secure grip the end of the strip and pull slowly.
Can Trainees use iodine or saline solutions when performing this procedure?
Yes, both saline and iodine solutions are safe to use on the Ingrowing Toenail Trainer when performing procedures. Alternatively, the trainer can be washed using soapy water when multiple procedures are performed on a single toe.
Does the Ingrowing Toenail Trainer contain Latex?
As an initiative to reduce environmental impact and improve trainee safety Limbs & Things are determined to remove latex from all products wherever is possible, as such the Ingrowing Toenail Trainer doesn’t contain any latex.