Many people these days are concerned about how big a scar they will have after surgery. They want the smallest incision possible and for them it doesn’t matter what type of surgery it is.
Minimal Incision Surgery, often abbreviated as MIS, and can be applied to certain surgeries on the foot and toes. This is when a very small incision is made, sometimes as small as ¼ to ½ inches long, and using special instruments the surgery can be performed. Some types of procedures are able to be done by this method on the foot and toes and this may enable you to recover more quickly. This can mean getting back into your shoes quicker and may enable you to return to your normal activities quicker.