December 22, 2014
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses infections of the skin and nails that nail techs should be aware of.
Keywords: athlete's foot Dr. Dana Stern fungal infections onychomycosis pseudomonas
October 30, 2014
Industry scientist, Doug Schoon, addresses the most recent information about fungal nail infections and the potential for secondary mold infections of the nail plate. Schoon also answers questions about how nail dehydrators improve adhesion of L&P nail coatings to the natural nail.
If you have any questions for Schoon, e-mail [email protected]. For more information on Schoon and his weekly video series, Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon, click here.
Keywords: client health Doug Schoon fungal infections health mold
July 29, 2014
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
November 19, 2012
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
August 21, 2012
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
March 16, 2012
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
February 22, 2012
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
November 28, 2011
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
March 22, 2011
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
July 1, 2008
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
June 1, 2008
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
February 1, 2008
Fungus or callus? Here's how to tell the difference.
Keywords: callus foot care fungal infections fungus
September 1, 2007
As nail techs, our interest in how to treat onychomycosis seems insatiable. We want to stay informed and update our client on new ways to treat this persistent problem. You’ll be glad to know topical treatments are already in the testing phase, and NAILS has all the details.
Keywords: antifungals fungal infections onychomycosis
June 1, 2005
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
June 1, 2003
Onycholysis - separation of the nail plate from the nail bed - may appear innocuous at first, but caution clients against a “wait and see” approach. While you can’t diagnose the condition or its cause, arm yourself and your clients with information.
Keywords: fungal infections lichen planus lifting nail separation onycholysis