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The Nail Doctor on allergic reactions to formaldehyde, treating fungal infections, and curing psoriasis.

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The Nail Doctor: Splinter Hemorrhages Are Bleeding Under the Nail

The Nail Doctor

The Nail Doctor on brittle nail syndrome, psoriasis and acrylics, and breakage.

The Nail Doctor: Onycholysis, or Nail Separation, Has Different Varieties

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.

The Nail Doctor Examines Psoriasis

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.

The Nail Doctor: Children Have Nail Problems Too

Nail problems in children and adolescents may often mirror those disorders found in adults, but some differences exist.

Nails Under The Microscope - Understanding Nail Anatomy & Disorders

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.

Identifying and Understanding Common Skin Disorders

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.

Psoriasis Of The Nails

Psoriasis is a condition that most frequently manifests on the skin. Approximately 4% of the American population (10 million people) is affected by this disorder. Most of these patients have psoriasis that involves their nails.

The Nail Doctor: Some Clients Shouldn’t Wear Acrylics

I allow most patients I treat for nail disorders to keep their acrylics while undergoing therapy unless wearing them would be detrimental to their recovery.