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.
June 1, 1999
My nail ripped off in childhood. The surface is rough, wavy, and uneven. It seems more sensitive than my other nails. Is it more susceptible to nail fungus or disorders?
February 1, 1999
The Nail Doctor on brittle nail syndrome, psoriasis and acrylics, and breakage.
Keywords: biotin brittle nail syndrome effects of medications on nails elderly clients formaldehyde-free products
January 1, 1999
October 1, 1998
September 1, 1998
This month, our Nail Doctors team up to talk about bacteria spots, perimenopause, toenail fungus, and working after surgery.
Keywords: allergic reactions antifungals effects of medications on nails fungal infections peeling nails
August 1, 1998
It’s summer, which can mean a healthy time for nails.
Keywords: fungal infections nail diseases onychomycosis overexposure sweaty feet
July 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor brings you the medical expertise of not one, not two, but three professionals this month!
Keywords: leukonychia nail trauma onycholysis onychoschizia The Nail Doctor
June 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor tackles a handful of questions about nail fungus, damaged lunulas, and nail pitting.
Keywords: bacterial infections circulation disorders elderly clients fungal infections lunula
May 1, 1998
First question is: Is it okay to clean your brush in acetone instead of monomer, or soak it in acetone if build-up is present?
Keywords: brush care formaldehyde fungus The Help Desk toluene