The basic procedure takes 30 to 45 minutes and its duration depends on the complexity of the case. The duration of treatment depends on, among others, the degree of deformation of the nail plate and the kind of earlier treatments the client had. It is also significant how far did the fingernails grew into. In some cases, after the procedure, it is necessary to have periodic visits (repeated every two to four weeks). At this time, there may be some need to perform minor correction procedure.