December 2, 2013
Onychatrophia is a wasting away of the nails that is generally permanent.
Keywords: nail discoloration nail diseases Onychatrophia
April 27, 2012
Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that can affect the nails as well as most other parts of the body.
Keywords: lichen planus nail diseases
January 6, 2012
Paronychia is an infection that occurs when there is breakdown in the seal between the skin and the nail plate.
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November 21, 2011
Common but painful, ingrown nails are often the result of poor care — and infection may follow.
Keywords: feet ingrown toenails nail diseases Under the Microscope
November 18, 2011
Watch and listen while industry scientist Doug Schoon walks you through 10 episodes of the educational series “Doug Schoon’s Brain.”
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November 4, 2011
Beau’s lines are ridged or grooved lines that run horizontally across the nail.
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September 30, 2011
Sometimes called onychorrhexis or onychoschizia, brittle nails peel, split, and break easily.
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August 19, 2011
A New York City-based dermatologist specializing in nails, Dr. Dana Stern takes us on a tour of her day — complete with melanomas, onycholysis, paronychia, and more.
Keywords: dermatologists Dr. Dana Stern medical pedicures nail diseases Nail Expert
June 24, 2011
Onycholysis is a condition that causes nails to separate from the nail bed. If addressed quickly, this common nail disorder poses no danger to clients.
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May 19, 2011
A splinter hemorrhage is a small area of bleeding under the fingernails or toenails that usually requires no treatment.
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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
February 28, 2011
Pterygium is an adhesion between the skin surrounding the nail and the area under the nail plate.
Keywords: nail diseases pterygium skin diseases
January 1, 2011
“Atrophy” is simply the wasting away of a part of the body. The same thing can happen to nails.
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December 1, 2010
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
November 16, 2010
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.
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