Postoperative Instructions Following Nail Surgery

  1. Keep the dressing on until instructed to remove:

  2. Clean your toe twice a day, morning and evening, with warm water and soap. Then rinse with Hydrogen Peroxide.

  3. Dry your toe well with a clean towel.

  4. After drying, apply a small amount of antibiotic ointment and cover the toe with a Band-Aid.

  5. Keep the area covered with a Band-Aid and antibiotic ointment, except when doing the care described above. Do this until _______________________


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