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Figure 3: Gutter splint or sleeve technique. (a) Ingrown toenail stage I. (b) Freeing the nail margin. (c) Insertion of vinyl IV tubing cut lengthwise. (d) Trimmed tube to let nail grow beyond the nail bed

Figure 3: Gutter splint or sleeve technique. (a) Ingrown toenail stage I. (b) Freeing the nail margin. (c) Insertion of vinyl IV tubing cut lengthwise. (d) Trimmed tube to let nail grow beyond the nail bed