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What is Bunionplasty® and am I a candidate?

Dr. Neal Blitz

“Dear Dr. Blitz: I’m a 47-year-old man with a large bunion. Am I a candidate for Bunionplasty®?”

Good news – many patients are good candidates for the Bunionplasty® procedure, no matter what size their bunions are.

In Bunionplasty®, the incisions are tiny and/or hidden, instead of ugly scars on the top of the foot. In fact, if you look at bunion surgery before and after pictures, you’ll see that Bunionplasty® results are far more attractive than traditional bunion surgery. 

How does Bunionplasty® work?

The Bunionplasty® procedure uses special plastic surgery techniques to hide and minimize the incisions. But of course, bunion surgery isn’t just skin deep. 

Correcting a bunion involves realigning the bones of the foot. The best bunion surgeons – whether in NYC, Beverly Hills, or elsewhere – are experts at many different approaches to bunionectomy (the underlying bone work needed to correct the bunion).

Who is the best bunion surgeon in NYC for Bunionplasty®?

Patients should choose their surgeon and procedure carefully. Doing your research will help you avoid complications like shortened big toe during bunion surgery, or toe drift after bunion surgery has healed.  

With Dr. Blitz’s Bunionplasty® procedure, it’s equally important for the foot to function properly and look great. His expertise, along with his patent-pending method, has patients excited to show off their bunion surgery before and after pictures.  

Remember, only a Bunionplasty® certified surgeon can perform this type of bunionectomy.

Who is a candidate for the Bunionplasty® procedure?

Most people with bunions are candidates for Bunionplasty®, even if their bunions are severe. 

It used to be that only small bunions could be fixed in a way that left minimal scarring – mainly because they only needed mild bone work to correct them with a bunionectomy. 

Why do other bunionectomy procedures leave huge scars?

Since larger bunions often call for more extensive bone procedures, such as the lapidus bunionectomy, older techniques required large incisions on the top of the foot to access the bones. 

This meant that bunion surgery left big, ugly scars instead of the attractive results from Bunionplasty®.

How does Bunionplasty® result in little to no scarring?

Dr. Blitz has developed specialized medical implants and other technology for performing bunion surgery. Those technologies allow him to correct even large or severe bunions, and still leave patients thrilled with their bunion surgery before and after pictures. 

How? In Bunionplasty®, the bone work is performed through incisions that are hidden on the inside of the foot, along with other specialized techniques. So even if you have a large bunion – or bunions in both feet – you could be a candidate for Bunionplasty®.

Ready for Bunionplasty® with Dr. Blitz? Schedule your bunion surgery consultation today.

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