America's Premier Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Expert Reconstructive, Cosmetic, Aesthetic Foot Surgery

Dr. Vladimir Zeetser, DPM, FACFAS | 818-907-6100

 
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Something BIG
in Bunion Correction Has Arrived!
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Fast Foward Bunion Correction System
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Before Bunnion Surgery After Bunnion Surgery
MedShape Annoucement on FastForward

Fast Foward for Hallux Varus
Before Hallux Varus FastForward After Hallux Varus FastForward
Meet our newest
International Fellow
Can Yapici, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Istanbul, Turkey
Meet our newest International Fellow. Completed the October 2015
Aesthetic Foot Surgery Fellowship
and personal training with Dr. Zeetser for the FastForward™ Bunion Correction
Completed May 2017
Aesthetic Foot Surgery Fellowship
Laser Fungal Nail Treatment Laser Fungal Nail Treatment
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The state of the art in hammertoe correction and aesthetic toe shortening IDFD
Sclerotherapy
for unsightly spider veins
Sclerotherapy

Ingrown Nails

Toenails whose corners or sides dig painfully into the skin. Ingrown toenails are frequently caused by improper nail trimming, but also by shoe pressure, injury, fungus infection, heredity and poor foot structure. Women are much more likely to have ingrown toenails than men. Sometimes ingrown nails can be prevented by trimming toenails straight across, selecting proper shoe style and size and seeking care early. If the ingrown toenail becomes painful and/or infected, treatment consists of removing the offending nail border under local anesthesia to relieve pressure and pain. If the condition repeatedly occurs, a permanent correction can be performed either chemically or surgically, depending on the specific situation.

Common Foot and Ankle Problems Successfully Treated
by Los Angeles Podiatrist Dr. Vladimir Zeetser

Foot and ankle problems usually fall into the following categories:

Acquired from improper footwear, physical stress, or small mechanical changes within the foot.

Arthritic foot problems, which typically involve one or more joint.

Congenital foot problems, which occur at birth, are generally inherited.

Infectious foot problems, which are caused by bacterial, viral, or fungal disorders.

Neoplastic disorders, usually called tumors, which are the result of abnormal growth of tissue and may be benign or malignant.

Traumatic foot problems, which are associated with foot and ankle injuries.

Aesthetic – for additional information, please click here.

The most commonly treated foot problems are:
 (all descriptions are mainly in laymen's terms)