Leukonychia (Traumatic Leukonychia)

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Grimsby and surrounding areas

Leukonychia is:

  • A condition in which the nails are affected with tiny 1 mm to 3 mm white marks on the surface
  • Caused by minor injury to the root of the nail
  • Something that will grow out slowly with time
  • Not due to a vitamin deficiency
  • Not a fungus
  • Not due to calcium deficiency
  • Not contagious
  • Harmless

Treatment:

  • Avoid injuring the nails as much as possible
  • Do not push back or trim your cuticles
  • Vitamin supplements will not help
  • Calcium supplements will not help
    • There is normally no calcium in nail tissue
  • No treatment is necessary
  • If the nails are a cosmetic concern, they may be covered with nail polish
  • You may wish to try Nail Rejuvenation Therapy

Nail Rejuvenation Therapy can be used for:

Do I need to get a doctor’s referral to set up an appointment?

  • No, a referral is not necessary to meet with one of our aestheticians
  • You can phone the aesthetic centre directly at (905) 549-7873 to book a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable technicians

When can I start having treatments?

What if you are interested to learn more?

  • If you would like to learn more:
    • Please click on the blue text links above
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    • Or call our aesthetic centre directly at (905) 549-7873 to book a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable technicians