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
September 1, 1998
This month, our Nail Doctors team up to talk about bacteria spots, perimenopause, toenail fungus, and working after surgery.
Keywords: allergic reactions antifungals effects of medications on nails fungal infections peeling nails
August 1, 1998
It’s summer, which can mean a healthy time for nails.
Keywords: fungal infections nail diseases onychomycosis overexposure sweaty feet
June 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor tackles a handful of questions about nail fungus, damaged lunulas, and nail pitting.
Keywords: bacterial infections circulation disorders elderly clients fungal infections lunula
July 1, 1997
Our panel of experts tackles herpes, the effect of medications on nails, and acrylic lifing.
Keywords: effect of hornones on nails effect of menstruation on nails effect of vitamins on nails fungal infections fungal toenails
June 1, 1997
The Nail Doctor tackles your pressing questions on nail injuries and arthritis.
Keywords: arthritic clients fungal infections lifting longitudinal grooves nail injuries
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.
Keywords: fungal infections onychomycosis The Nail Doctor
July 1, 1995
The Nail Doctor answers all of your pressing questions and revisits the topic of menstruation's effects on the nails.
Keywords: acetone/removal products bacterial infections effect of menopause on nails fungal infections The Nail Doctor
April 1, 1995
Psoriasis is a condition that most frequently manifests on the skin. Approximately 4% of the American population (10 million people) is affected by this disorder. Most of these patients have psoriasis that involves their nails.
Keywords: fungal infections psoriasis