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
October 1, 2004
I have lost several clients who work in the medical field because they are no longer allowed to wear acrylic nails. What can you tell me about acrylic versus natural nails in terms of spreading bacteria?
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.
February 1, 2000
Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.
December 1, 1998
September 1, 1998
This month, our Nail Doctors team up to talk about bacteria spots, perimenopause, toenail fungus, and working after surgery.
August 1, 1998
It’s summer, which can mean a healthy time for nails.
June 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor tackles a handful of questions about nail fungus, damaged lunulas, and nail pitting.
November 1, 1997
Fungal infections of the nails are to nail salons what Elvis sightings are to the National Enquirer — rumored to be everywhere but with no documented proof.
July 1, 1997
Our panel of experts tackles herpes, the effect of medications on nails, and acrylic lifing.
June 1, 1997
The Nail Doctor tackles your pressing questions on nail injuries and arthritis.
January 1, 1997
January 1, 1996
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.
July 1, 1995
The Nail Doctor answers all of your pressing questions and revisits the topic of menstruation's effects on the nails.
June 1, 1995
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Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
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