October 23, 2015
They’re often unsightly, possibly painful, and always contagious. How do you talk to your clients about warts?
Keywords: Something to Talk About warts
December 22, 2014
In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses infections of the skin and nails that nail techs should be aware of.
Keywords: athlete's foot Dr. Dana Stern fungal infections onychomycosis pseudomonas
July 8, 2013
In her second column, Dr. Stern covers spoon-shaped nails, Mee’s lines, habit tic, and more.
Keywords: Dr. Dana Stern habit tic koilonychia leukonychia warts
December 27, 2010
Benign growths that occur on the sole (plantar surface), heel, or ball of the foot.
Keywords: feet nail diseases warts
December 1, 2005
Warts have always been viewed as unsightly nuisances that can cause pain and embarrassment. Fortunately, there are several ways, including freezing, to treat this infection to ensure they’ll be gone for good.
Keywords: skin conditions warts
February 1, 2003
The best treatment for common warts -- duct tape -- might be found right in your toolbox.
July 1, 2002
"I have been a nail tech for a little over two years and I still have trouble blending the tips so that they don’t show through the acrylic at all. Do you have any advice?"
Keywords: acrylics callus reader questions techniques The Help Desk
December 1, 1996
Nail problems in children and adolescents may often mirror those disorders found in adults, but some differences exist.
Keywords: children's services diabetic clients onychomycosis psoriasis The Nail Doctor
June 1, 1996
Nail technicians should know as much about the inside of the nail as the outside. Here’s an anatomy lesson on the onychium. Pay attention – there’s going to be a test at the end.
Keywords: diabetic clients effects of medications on nails nail anatomy onychomycosis psoriasis
June 1, 1995
Skin problems come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and textures. You may not be a dermatologist, but you can still handle these problems with confidence and without risk to yourself or your business.
Keywords: athlete's foot eczema effects of medications on nails fungus melanoma
September 1, 1994
The majority of the problems seen by a podiatrist are directly related to improper mechanical function of the bones, joints, and muscles of the foot during walking and standing.
Keywords: callus corns foot care pedicures podiatrists
October 1, 1991
Warts are a common problem caused by contagious viruses. All warts come from direct or indirect contact with another wart. Each wart makes millions of viruses each day that can be passed to other people and cause warts.
Keywords: The Nail Doctor warts