The Nail Doctor
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses infections of the skin and nails that nail techs should be aware of.
It’s summer, which can mean a healthy time for nails.
Salon owners and nail technicians from all over the world came to hear their favorite dermatologist discuss everything you need to know about nail disorders.
One of the most common conditions that affects the nail is onycholysis, which is the separation of the nail plate from the nail bed. Onycholysis occurs as a result of or along with a great variety of nail traumas and disorders. Probably the most common cause of onycholysis is a fungal infection of the nail.
Though psoriasis most often affects skin, it can affect nails as well. By understanding the symptoms you may help a client seek treatment before it gets out of hand.
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