June 7, 2016
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Watch this video to find out if what you know about nail anatomy is accurate.
June 2, 2016
In this episode of Face to Face, Doug Schoon explains the real difference between the cuticle, eponychium, and pterygium.
July 29, 2015
Antoine de Paris #144 Angled Cuticle Pusher features a pterigium remover knife.
March 5, 2011
the inward advance of skin over the nail plate, usually the result of trauma to the matrix
February 28, 2011
Pterygium is an adhesion between the skin surrounding the nail and the area under the nail plate.
March 1, 2008
Pterygium is a medical condition in which the skin grabs onto the nail plate and grows forward as the nails grows out. Nail techs are well positioned to identify this rare disorder in its early stages.
September 1, 2004
Most techs will see overgrown cuticles once in awhile. But that fairly common condition can be easily confused with pterygium, a rare nail condition that should not be serviced.
February 1, 2000
Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.
April 1, 1999
Removing excess cuticle growth is an essential part of any nail service, Nail technicians have their own preferences as far as what implements and products to use for removing unsightly growth.
February 1, 1996
Scar tissue on the nails, or pterygium, is not just troublesome cuticle material to be removed. It is sometimes indicative of a medical condition that needs to be treated by a physician.
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