Dr. Anthony Yi offers numerous less invasive and minimally invasive surgical (MIS) techniques that can lead to faster recovery, lower infection risk, and much smaller scars while still having the same (or better) results compared to more traditional, more invasive techniques.
Hallus Valgus or a bunion is a bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of the big toe. The main symptoms are bone deformity, pain, and stiffness. Painful bunions can be removed surgically, one option being with a technique named minimally invasive bunion surgery. With MIS techniques, damage to muscles, tendons, and other surrounding structures is minimized.