January 14, 2016
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
July 15, 2013
In and of itself, onychauxis — or thick nails — poses no danger to a client, but it often indicates a larger problem.
Keywords: onychauxis Under the Microscope
November 20, 2012
Onychauxis, which is the medical term for an overgrowth or thickening of the nail, reveals nothing to the casual observer, the tech, or the doctor. Many times, in fact, onychauxis is a natural part of aging.
Keywords: elderly clients nail diseases nail injuries onychauxis
August 1, 2010
In and of themselves, thick nails pose no danger to a client, but they often indicate a larger problem. Techs can protect themselves and their clients if they proceed with caution.
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