Care of calluses on the feet
A corn is a compaction of the skin on the legs that has arisen after prolonged pressure or friction at a certain place.
Calluses are formed after damage to the skin or subcutaneous tissues.
Why do corns appear?
Varieties of corns
This type of calluses can occur both on the hands and on the feet. This is a slightly uplifting area of keratinized cells of a gray-yellowish color above the skin. It consists of several layers of roughened tissue.
This type of corn has visible borders, appears on the toes, does not have a rod on the sides of the feet.
Treatment and care of calluses on the feet
The treatment consists in removing the defect. Special materials and equipment are used for this. In the initial stages, after cleaning the affected area, special ointments, solutions and creams are used. In advanced cases, for example, with corns or large corns, it is necessary to remove with a laser or liquid nitrogen.
Who treats calluses
Corns can be treated by a podologist or a pedicure master who has studied with a podologist and developed himself in this profession.