Topic : nail diseases

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Know Your Onychos: A Nail Disease Quiz

January 14, 2016  | Article

As nail professionals, we don’t diagnose or treat medical conditions, but being able to spot trouble empowers us to help guide clients to seek appropriate help. Take our quiz to check your knowledge.  

Keywords: nail diseases   onychauxis   onychogryphosis   onycholysis   onychomycosis  

Not-So-Nice Nails

August 3, 2015  | Article

Sara Cole submitted a nail disease photo and won a Clear Nail retail display and Callus & Cuticle Removers from Dr. G’s in a random drawing.

Keywords: diabetic clients   Myxoid cyst   nail diseases  

lichen planus

October 14, 2014  | Encyclopedia

Lichen planus is an inflammatory skin condition that aff ects men, women, and children. It can be itchy, painful, and leave permanent scars.

Keywords: lichen planus   nail diseases   skin diseases  

koilonychia

October 14, 2014  | Encyclopedia

Koilonychia is an an abnormality of the nail that causes the nail to be flat or concave and the outer edges of the nail to fl are out; also known as spoon nails.

Keywords: koilonychia   nail diseases   spoon nails  

habit tic

October 14, 2014  | Encyclopedia

A habit tic is a condition that often is the result of nervous habits, including picking at, playing wtih, or stroking the nails constantly. Thumbnails are often damaged by another nail.

Keywords: habit tic   nail diseases  

It Doesn’t Look Like the Picture

October 1, 2014  | Blog Post

Maggie says worst-case nail disease photos aren’t all that helpful to vigilant techs.

Keywords: nail diseases  

Chemist’s Corner: Antifungal Treatments

September 29, 2014  | Article

Is nail fungus contagious? NAILS spoke to former pharmacist and now podiatrist, Dr. Bill Danzeisen, to get to the sole of the matter.

Keywords: antifungals   chemist's corner   Dr. Bill Danzeisen   feet   nail diseases  

Be a Nail Know-It-All

July 29, 2014  | Article

Did you know that nail problems make up about 10% of all dermatological conditions? It’s true, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

Keywords: fungal infections   melanoma   nail diseases  

Backscratchers Herbal Synergy Nail and Cuticle Enhancer

January 30, 2014  | Product

Backscratchers’ Herbal Synergy Nail and Cuticle Enhancer naturally enhances and restores discolored, unhealthy, yellow, or cloudy nails back to their beautiful luster.

Keywords: Backscratchers   client health   cuticle oil   nail discoloration   nail diseases  

NAILS' 10 Most-Viewed Questions Answered

December 27, 2013  | Article

Straight A’s for Our Top Q’s: With topics ranging from private label retail to proper mix ratios, nailsmag.com’s 10 most-viewed questions cover a lot of ground.

Keywords: glitter   nail discoloration   nail diseases   skin diseases   UV lights  

Onychatrophia

December 2, 2013  | Article

Onychatrophia is a wasting away of the nails that is generally permanent.

Keywords: nail discoloration   nail diseases   onychatrophia  

Antifungal Penetrates to Infection Site

October 10, 2013  | Article

Dr. G’s Clear Nail Antifungal Treatment kills fungus of the skin adjacent to the nail using Tolnaftate 1% as its active ingredient.

Keywords: fungus   nail diseases  

Is There A Doctor In the House?

May 1, 2013  | Blog Post

Eponychium, Hyponychium, Onychodermal Band...only 3 out of 15 essential parts of the nail structure! Paronychia, Onychia, Onychoptosis...just to name a few of some of the more common nail diseases! Corrugations, Kolionychia, Pterygium...fall into the nail disorder

Keywords: nail anatomy   nail diseases   pedicures  

yellowing

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Yellowing is the discoloration and breakdown of artificial nail coatings by ultraviolet light, excessive heat, or chemical contaminants.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   nail diseases   yellowing   yellowing acrylics  

ski jump nails

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Nails that slope upward at the free edge.

Keywords: nail diseases   ski jump nails  

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