December 1, 2002
Wearing tight, closed-toed shoes is an invitation for ingrown toenails. Soreness, irritation, and pain are just a few symptoms clients live with. Here we give you tried-and-true solutions to ease client discomfort.
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April 1, 2002
Looks aren’t everything when it comes to a client’s health: To know which ones have Raynaud’s Phenomenon, you need to ask. And you do need to ask, as two clients’ tales will tell.
Keywords: nail diseases Raynaud's Disease special needs clients
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.
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February 1, 1998
Salon owners and nail technicians from all over the world came to hear their favorite dermatologist discuss everything you need to know about nail disorders.
Keywords: nail diseases The Nail Doctor
March 1, 1997
There are just about as many myths circulating about nail care as there are Elvis’ whereabouts. As a nail technician you have a responsibility to your clients to know what constitutes good nail care practice … and what is just plain hogwash.
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October 1, 1996
Ingrown toenails often become severe enough to require surgery. Dr. Mix shows you step by step what happens in the ingrown toenail surgery procedure.
Keywords: nail diseases
September 1, 1996
With the tremendous technological growth in the nail industry, nail technicians are better prepared for their jobs when they are armed with correct, up-to-date information .NAILS has assembled a panel of experts in the fields of chemistry, dermatology, podiatry, and genetics to answer readers ‘ questions as they relate to the chemicals, products, and techniques they use. Led by Richard K. Scher, M.D., the panel of experts will bring the latest, most accurate information to answer nail technicians’ direct questions bimonthly. Here are the most recent findings from the panel.
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March 1, 1995
Just as the skin is, the nail unit is susceptible to cancer.
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March 1, 1995
Why do natural nails get thick? Why do they change colors? Why do some natural nails become painful or infected?
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August 1, 1993
Green discoloration of the nail plate is the most common change in nail color of the fingernails. Yellow-green, green, and green-black discolorations of the nail plate are caused by pseudomonas bacteria, which can grow in the cleft between the nail plate and nail bed at the base of the nail.
Keywords: bacterial infections nail discoloration nail diseases
December 1, 1991
Information about mild or serious infections will help you understand the importance of your own hygiene as well as increase your appreciation of the complexity of the nail area and make you aware of when a patient needs medical care.
Keywords: nail diseases
August 1, 1991
“The Nail Doctor” is a monthly health column written by Orville J. Stone, M.D., a dermatologist who specializes in diseases of the nail. This column is intended as a guide to help you recognize and understand common nail conditions. Remember, however, that your job as a nail technician is to beautify the nails, not to diagnose or treat physical ailments.
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July 1, 1991
It can be very disconcerting for both you and the client to discover one or more green nails on removing her polish.
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January 1, 1991
Sometimes the best thing you can do for a client is send her to a physician.
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