September 16, 2014
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
November 20, 2012
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
September 30, 2011
Sometimes called onychorrhexis or onychoschizia, brittle nails peel, split, and break easily.
Keywords: brittle nails nail diseases onychorrhexis onychoschizia
October 1, 2009
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
October 1, 2008
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
May 1, 1991
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