Toe surgery is often performed to correct any deformities. In case of bunions a lump of bone will form on side or base of the toe, which is due to a condition known as hallux valgus. Surgical procedure called osteotomy is performed in order to straighten the toe.
Hammer toe surgery is an outpatient procedure performed to treat an abnormal curve or bend in the middle joint of the toe. Several kinds of surgery can repair hammer toe. Your bone or foot doctor will recommend the kind that will work best for you.