Health - Topic : ridged nails

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A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Brittle Nails

September 23, 2016  | Article

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the causes of brittle nails and explores treatment myths and solutions.   

Keywords: acetone/removal products   biotin   brittle nail syndrome   brittle nails   Dr. Dana Stern  

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: July 2015

June 29, 2015  | Article

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses her patients’ top nail-related cosmetic concerns, such as ridging and thickened toenails.

Keywords: Dr. Dana Stern   keratin   ridged nails   The Nail Doctor  

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: October 2014

September 16, 2014  | Article

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern talks about some of the conditions that cause the appearance of stripes, bands, and ridges on the nails.  

Keywords: Beau's lines   Dr. Dana Stern   lichen planus   melanoma   onychorrhexis  

On My Mind: Fear Factor Doesn't Fly With Us

February 1, 2010  | Article

Risé Carter of NSI, Doug Schoon of CND, Paul Bryson of OPI, and numerous other manufacturers and nail techs have sent letters to Dr. Oz. I encourage you to do the same. Go watch the video and then click on the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   chemical safety   Doug Schoon   industry research   nail biting  

What Is Onychorrhexis?

October 1, 2009  | Article

It’s a long name for a common condition — longitudinal ridging — and just the type of problem that makes nail techs look like miracle workers in the eyes of their clients.

Keywords: brittle nails   onychorrhexis   ridged nails  

The Nail Doctor on Ridges and Polish

June 1, 1994  | Article

The Nail Doctor tells us about the various causes of nail ridges, and what they might mean for you, and explains the effects of polish remover on the nails.

Keywords: polish removal   ridged nails   splitting nails   The Nail Doctor  

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