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Be a Nail Know-It-All

July 29, 2014  | Article

Did you know that nail problems make up about 10% of all dermatological conditions? It’s true, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

Keywords: fungal infections   melanoma   nail diseases  

Treating Fungus With Lasers

November 19, 2012  | Article

For years, treatment of fungal nails has been frustrating and only nominally successful. At last, evidence of safe, effective treatment provides hope.   

Keywords: fungal infections   fungus   fungus treatments  

For Nails Prone to Fungal Infection

August 21, 2012  | Article

Designed to inhibit and prevent fungal infections under the nail, Footlogix #7 Anti-Fungal Nail Tincture  has an easy-to-use applicator that allows the product to get right under the nail to the problem areas.

Keywords: antifungals   foot care   Footlogix   fungal infections  

Three Oils Combine to Fight Fungus

March 16, 2012  | Article

New from Backscratchers Salon Systems, Herbal Synergy Nail and Cuticle Enhancer combines oregano oil, tea tree oil, and cinnamon oil to create a natural, powerful agent that attacks nail fungus.

Keywords: antifungals   fungal infections   fungus   fungus treatments   onychomycosis  

Prevent Fungus in the First Place

February 22, 2012  | Article

Dr. Danzeisen and his partners developed Nourish, a line of enriched, anti-fungal nail lacquers and a nail treatment.

Keywords: antifungals   fungal infections   fungus   fungus treatments   nail treatments  

That Fungus May Not Be Your Fault

November 28, 2011  | Article

Dr. Robert A. Kornfeld, founder of the Institute for Integrative Podiatric Medicine, suggests that toenail fungus in actually the result of an internal fungal infection.

Keywords: fungal infections   fungus  

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  

What Is Onycholysis?

July 1, 2008  | Article

Onycholysis is when the nail separates from the nail bed. It’s a very common condition, and one that, if treated quickly, poses no danger to clients.

Keywords: applying enhancements to unhealthy nails   fungal infections   nail diseases   nail separation   onycholysis  

What Are Splinter Hemorrhages?

June 1, 2008  | Article

They get their name from their resemblance to a little splinter wedged under the nail. In most cases, these small thin lines are harmless. But techs should be aware they could signal a larger problem.

Keywords: fungal infections   nail diseases   nail trauma   psoriasis   splinter hemorrhage  

Can callus buildup be caused by a fungus?

February 1, 2008  | Article

Fungus or callus? Here's how to tell the difference.

Keywords: callus   foot care   fungal infections   fungus  

What Is a Splinter Hemorrhage?

June 1, 2005  | Article

n. (splĭn ‘tər hem’ər-ĭj) small areas of bleeding or hemorrhage underneath the nail bed that take the shape of straight lines; usually caused by hard impact or physical trauma to the nail; usually grows out with the nail after a few months

Keywords: elderly clients   fungal infections   nail diseases   nail trauma   splinter hemorrhage  

The Nail Doctor Talks About Summer Nail Issues

August 1, 1998  | Article

It’s summer, which can mean a healthy time for nails.

Keywords: fungal infections   nail diseases   onychomycosis   overexposure   sweaty feet  

The Nail Doctor, Live

February 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: allergic reactions   fungal infections   lupus   nail anatomy   pseudomonas  

The Lab Reports: Top Nail Experts Answer Your Questions

August 1, 1996  | Article

Keywords: allergic reactions   fungal infections   onycholysis  

A New Era In The Fight Against Fungus

January 1, 1996  | Article

Fungal infections of the nails have always been tough to treat, with available medications that were either too weak or too toxic. A new generation of treatments may finally turn the tide.

Keywords: fungal infections   onychomycosis   The Nail Doctor  
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