Surgery is the right option when you have pain. Usually when it affects your lifestyle and it interferes with your daily life, then that’s the right time to have surgery. Also, maybe you are worrying about a bunion because you see it growing over the years, but it’s not painful; it’s still okay to do the surgery on the bunion. You want to make sure it doesn’t get too arthritic before the pain sets in, and then a more aggressive procedure has to be done in order to treat that bunion. It is definitely important to come in, have your foot evaluated, and talk to us. We will listen to you and come up with a correct plan.