October 1, 1999
August 1, 1999
By definition, pterygium forms if there is scar tissue in the nail matrix. Since the nail matrix at that particular site cannot manufacture nail plate, the proximal nail fold skin grows out with the skin of the nail bed, giving rise to the triangular formation known as pterygium.
January 1, 1999
October 1, 1998
August 1, 1998
It’s summer, which can mean a healthy time for nails.
Keywords: fungal infections nail diseases onychomycosis overexposure sweaty feet
February 1, 1998
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.
Keywords: nail diseases The Nail Doctor
December 1, 1997
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.
Keywords: onycholysis psoriasis The Nail Doctor