As you are already aware there are two types of treatment for meniscal tear
, one in repair of the torn meniscus
and the other is removal of the damaged meniscus
. Meniscal repair is a procedure, that can restore the normal anatomy of the knee, and has a better long-term prognosis when successful. However, the meniscus repair is a more significant surgery, the recovery is longer, and, because of limited blood supply to the meniscus, it is not always possible.