August 12, 2015
As a nail tech, you’ve probably seen your share of calluses, ingrown nails, fungi, and other yucky foot ailments. But how do you know when to declare “hands off” and refer your client to a podiatrist?
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December 22, 2014
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses infections of the skin and nails that nail techs should be aware of.
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September 29, 2014
Is nail fungus contagious? NAILS spoke to former pharmacist and now podiatrist, Dr. Bill Danzeisen, to get to the sole of the matter.
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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.
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February 22, 2012
Dr. Danzeisen and his partners developed Nourish, a line of enriched, anti-fungal nail lacquers and a nail 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.
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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.
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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.
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March 1, 2005
Better known as a fungal infection, this unsightly nail condition can cause nails to become brittle, yellow, and worse, even cause pain. Find out what causes it and what you can do in the salon to help minimize the risk of your clients getting it.
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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.
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April 1, 2003
Once deemed almost impossible to treat, newer antifungal medications are claiming cure rates of 80% and higher.
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September 1, 2001
Almost 30 million Americans—approximately 13% of the population—has a fungal infection of the nails (also known onychomycosis).
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September 1, 1999
The Nail Doctor on allergic reactions to formaldehyde, treating fungal infections, and curing psoriasis.
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August 1, 1998
It’s summer, which can mean a healthy time for nails.
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