April 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor explains what those white nails spots mean, and the causes of brittle nail syndrome.
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February 1, 1998
Salon owners and nail technicians from all over the world came to hear their favorite dermatologist discuss everything you need to know about nail disorders.
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January 1, 1998
The Nail Doctor is back with advice for how to handle those pesky white spots.
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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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October 1, 1997
The Nail Doctor is back to discuss nail biting and malalignment.
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August 1, 1997
Though psoriasis most often affects skin, it can affect nails as well. By understanding the symptoms you may help a client seek treatment before it gets out of hand.
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June 1, 1997
The Nail Doctor tackles your pressing questions on nail injuries and arthritis.
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December 1, 1996
Nail problems in children and adolescents may often mirror those disorders found in adults, but some differences exist.
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July 1, 1996
The stories your client s nails tell might not make you a fortune teller, but they do reveal more about her than the polish color she likes best.
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January 1, 1996
Fungal infections of the nails have always been tough to treat, with available medications that were either too weak or too toxic. A new generation of treatments may finally turn the tide.
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December 1, 1995
Although the cause of most nail pigment changes is benign (such as stains), more serious problems such as cancer must be considered.
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October 1, 1995
This month's edition of the Nail Doctor is so jam-packed, we brought on two doctors to answer your pressing questions.
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September 1, 1995
The Nail Doctor is back to discuss brittle nail syndrome, the effect of climate on nail growth, and what's really behind those persistent headaches.
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August 1, 1995
The most important part of the nail unit is its growth center known as the matrix. The nail plate, the unit’s cosmetic structure upon which nail polish is placed, is derived from the matrix.
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July 1, 1995
The Nail Doctor answers all of your pressing questions and revisits the topic of menstruation's effects on the nails.
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