April 1, 1995
Psoriasis is a condition that most frequently manifests on the skin. Approximately 4% of the American population (10 million people) is affected by this disorder. Most of these patients have psoriasis that involves their nails.
Keywords: fungal infections psoriasis
October 1, 1994
The Nail Doctor explains how to keep nails youthful-looking longer.
Keywords: aging anti-aging The Nail Doctor
September 1, 1994
The majority of the problems seen by a podiatrist are directly related to improper mechanical function of the bones, joints, and muscles of the foot during walking and standing.
Keywords: callus corns foot care pedicures podiatrists
August 1, 1994
Could a client's recent surgery being affecting her nails?
Keywords: effects of medications on nails nail separation The Nail Doctor
May 1, 1994
When a client develops a rash around her fingertips or on her neck or face, she may be allergic to a chemical in a nail product you use. Determining which chemical, however, is best left to a dermatologist.
Keywords: allergic reactions
March 1, 1994
Frequent manicures and thin overlays strengthen peeling nails while allowing the client to wear her nails natural.
Keywords: peeling nails Vicki Peters
December 1, 1993
Should a nail technician remove acrylic from a client who is suffering from tender nail beds after the nail tech recently changed product?
Keywords: acrylic allergy allergic reactions contact dermatitis The Nail Doctor workplace allergies
December 1, 1993
Athlete’s foot and eczema may produce the same symptoms, but their causes and treatments are very different.
Keywords: athlete's foot eczema
September 1, 1993
What causes nail color changes?
Keywords: nail discoloration
June 1, 1993
Although structurally small, the cuticle plays an important role in maintaining the integrity and function of the nail and its surrounding tissues.
Keywords: cuticle treatments cuticles fungal infections health
April 1, 1993
Nails don’t talk, hut they do reveal a lot about: a persons lifestyle and grooming habits. And, if you know what to look for, they also reveal signs of poor health.
Keywords: effects of medications on nails The Nail Doctor
March 1, 1993
When a client exhibits redness, small blisters, swelling, separation of the nail plate from the nail bed, or tenderness of the nail bed and nail folds, this usually indicates contact dermatitis, a skin allergy to a product or ingredient.
Keywords: contact dermatitis