Topic : onychorrhexis

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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  

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Aging Nails

December 22, 2015  | Article

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the changes that take place in the nails as we age, including an increase in ridging, thickening, yellowing, and onycholysis.  

Keywords: Dr. Dana Stern   elderly clients   fungal infections   onychorrhexis   subungual hematoma  

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: October 2014

September 16, 2014  | Article

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern talks about some of the conditions that cause the appearance of stripes, bands, and ridges on the nails.  

Keywords: Beau's lines   Dr. Dana Stern   erythronychia   lichen planus   Mee's lines  

onychorrhexis

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Onychorrhexis refers to split or brittle nails that also have a series of lengthwise ridges; can be caused by injury to the fingers, excessive use of cuticle solvents, nail polish removers, and careless or rough filling.

Keywords: brittle nails   nail diseases   onychorrhexis  

Under the Microscope: Brittle Nails

September 30, 2011  | Article

Sometimes called onychorrhexis or onychoschizia, brittle nails peel, split, and break easily.

Keywords: brittle nails   nail diseases   onychorrhexis   onychoschizia  

What Is Onychorrhexis?

October 1, 2009  | Article

It’s a long name for a common condition — longitudinal ridging — and just the type of problem that makes nail techs look like miracle workers in the eyes of their clients.

Keywords: brittle nails   onychorrhexis   ridged nails  

What Are Brittle Nails?

October 1, 2008  | Article

So common they hardly rate as a condition, brittle nails are often nothing more than the body’s response to environmental conditions. A trip to the nail salon can be an informative and satisfactory first step to making brittle nails beautiful.

Keywords: brittle nails   onychorrhexis  

Turning Irregular Nails Into Beauties

May 1, 1991  | Article

Problem nail challenge a technician’s skills, but the reward is professional satisfaction for the technician and boosted self-esteem for clients.

Keywords: Beau's lines   crooked nail beds   koilonychia   nail deformities   onychogryphosis  

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