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.
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March 23, 2015
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the most common causes of onycholysis and its treatment.
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November 20, 2012
A condition in which the nail loosens from the nail bed, beginning usually at the free edge and continuing to the lunula, but does not come off; it is caused by an internal disorder, trauma, infection, or certain drug treatments.
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June 24, 2011
Onycholysis is a condition that causes nails to separate from the nail bed. If addressed quickly, this common nail disorder poses no danger to clients.
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July 1, 2008
Onycholysis is when the nail separates from the nail bed. It’s a very common condition, and one that, if treated quickly, poses no danger to clients.
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June 1, 2008
Clients ages 8 to 80 enjoy salon services, but how techs handle an 8-year-old client will be different from how they handle her senior counterpart. Techs can develop a reputation for being the go-to girl among this expanding demographic by understanding the needs of an older client — and taking the time to meet those needs.
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April 1, 2005
Onycholysis may look scary, but fortunately, a separated nail can re-attach itself. Nail techs can do their part by offering gentle, soothing services that help prevent further irritation to the affected nail.
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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.
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December 1, 2001
This month our panel helps our readers with creating perfect smile lines, detached nails and fungus.
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February 1, 2000
Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.
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September 1, 1999
The Nail Doctor on allergic reactions to formaldehyde, treating fungal infections, and curing psoriasis.
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July 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor brings you the medical expertise of not one, not two, but three professionals this month!
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December 1, 1997
One of the most common conditions that affects the nail is onycholysis, which is the separation of the nail plate from the nail bed. Onycholysis occurs as a result of or along with a great variety of nail traumas and disorders. Probably the most common cause of onycholysis is a fungal infection of the nail.
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