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A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Aging Nails

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses the changes that take place in the nails as we age, including an increase in ridging, thickening, yellowing, and onycholysis (nail separation).  

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A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Nail Fungus

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses who is particularly at risk to contract nail fungus and what treatment options are available to those who do get it.

Feet Smarts: When to Refer Your Client to a Podiatrist

As a nail tech, you’ve probably seen your share of calluses, ingrown nails, fungi, and other yucky foot ailments. But how do you know when to declare “hands off” and refer your client to a podiatrist?   

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: January 2015

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern discusses infections of the skin and nails that nail techs should be aware of.

Doug Schoon Talks Nail Fungus, Nail Dehydrators

Industry scientist, Doug Schoon, addresses the most recent information about fungal nail infections and the potential for secondary mold infections of the nail plate. Schoon also answers questions about how nail dehydrators improve adhesion of L&P nail coatings to the natural nail. If you have any questions for Schoon, e-mail Sigourney.Nunez@bobit.com. For more information on Schoon and his weekly video series, Face-to-Face with Doug Schoon, click here.

Fungus No More

Rozgé’s Fungus No More helps treat and cure nails of fungus.

Be a Nail Know-It-All

Did you know that nail problems make up about 10% of all dermatological conditions? It’s true, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

Touch N’Grow Plus

Touch N’Grow Nail hardener Plus Formula 2 by Probelle is made with garlic and lime, which hardens and strengthens the nails while protecting them from fungus.

Antifungal Penetrates to Infection Site

Dr. G’s Clear Nail Antifungal Treatment kills fungus of the skin adjacent to the nail using Tolnaftate 1% as its active ingredient.

Treating Fungus With Lasers

For years, treatment of fungal nails has been frustrating and only nominally successful. At last, evidence of safe, effective treatment provides hope.