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Remove Calluses in Half the Time

June 23, 2011  | Article

Forget hand-filing on the feet. Invented by a board-certified foot surgeon, the new Eliminer Callus Removal System is a safe and effortless power-driven filing system that quickly smoothes out calluses. 

Keywords: callus   callus removers   Eliminer   pedicure products  

Under the Microscope: Splinter Hemorrhages

May 19, 2011  | Article

A splinter hemorrhage is a small area of bleeding under the fingernails or toenails that usually requires no treatment.

Keywords: nail diseases   Under the Microscope  

Under the Microscope: Plantar Warts

April 27, 2011  | Article

Plantar warts are benign growths that occur on the sole, heel, or ball of the foot.

New Relief for Heel Pain

March 23, 2011  | Article

Teachers, sales personnel, athletes and other groups of people who spend large amounts of time on their feet commonly suffer from aches and mains in the legs, knees and feet. One of the common ailments experienced by people who are standing much of the time is a condition called Plantar Fasciitis.

Keywords: feet   plantar fasciitis   working with doctors  

Under the Microscope: Psoriasis

March 22, 2011  | Article

Psoriasis is a chronic recurring condition that commonly causes red scaly patches to appear on the skin.

Keywords: psoriasis   skin conditions   skin diseases  

New Laser Technique Tackles Onychomycosis

March 22, 2011  | Article

Dr. Krista Archer, a Manhattan foot specialist, offers her patients a new treatment, an in-office laser called the CoolTouch CT3 plus CoolBreeze, that treats discolored, thickened, fungal toenails.

Keywords: fungal infections   fungus   fungus treatments   nail diseases   onychomycosis  

Under the Microscope: Pterygium

February 28, 2011  | Article

Pterygium is an adhesion between the skin surrounding the nail and the area under the nail plate.

Keywords: nail diseases   pterygium   skin diseases  

Understand Common Disorders of the Skin, Scalp, and Hair

February 25, 2011  | Article

Common Disorders of the Skin, Scalp and Hair: A Quick Reference for Licensed Beauty Professionals was written to help those in the beauty industry provide better, more knowledgeable care to their clientele and to develop a greater understanding of how to safely service clients while protecting themselves.

Keywords: client health   hair care   skin conditions   skin diseases  

Under the Microscope: Athlete’s Foot

January 13, 2011  | Article

This common infection of the feet is most often characterized by cracked, flaking, and peeling skin between the toes.

Keywords: athlete's foot   foot disorders  

What Is Onychatrophia?

January 1, 2011  | Article

“Atrophy” is simply the wasting away of a part of the body. The same thing can happen to nails.

Keywords: nail diseases  

Help Clients Prepare for a Visit to the Nail Doctor

December 1, 2010  | Article

Be an informed patient by avioding common mistakes and misperceptions about a visit for you first nail evaluation. 

Keywords: client issues   nail diseases   working with doctors  

What Is Haglund's Deformity?

December 1, 2010  | Article

Anyone who has walked in high heels for any length of time can imagine the origin of Haglund’s deformity.

Keywords: foot disorders  

Diagnosing Different Nail Types

November 16, 2010  | Article

Not all nails are perfect. Some are thin, some are ridged, and some have cracks and tears. But luckily techs have a number of natural nail products to strengthen and treat a variety of nails. Here’s a quick guide from Nail Tek’s Mary Jo Zwirowski.

Keywords: nail diseases   Nail Tek   nail treatments   natural nail care  

What Are Myxoid Cysts?

November 1, 2010  | Article

Myxoid cysts are small, rounded deformities that occur around the fingers and toes. Though often harmless, a visit to the doctor is still suggested to rule out any larger issue.

Keywords: client health   educating clients   ganglion cysts   Myxoid cyst   skin conditions  

Avoid Cutting Cuticles

October 18, 2010  | News

Cutting cuticles can cause painful hangnails or infections.

Keywords: consumer press   cuticle treatments   nail treatments  

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