Onychorrhexis (Age-Related Nail Changes)

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Onychorhexxis – Ridging of the Fingernails and Toenails

Onychorrhexis – Age Related Nail Changes

Nail Rejuvenating Treatments are Available in Our Office


  • Refers to age-related changes in the fingernails and toenails
  • Usually presents as ridges along the length of the nail, brittleness and roughness
  • Usually worsens with time
  • Onychorhexxis is not a fungal infection or contagious
  • Anti-fungal treatments are not effective

General Measures:

  • Use lukewarm water to wash your hands and wear gloves when working with cleaners, solvents, detergents, bleaches and other harsh chemicals
  • Do not push back your cuticles, this increases the risk of infection around the nail
  • Maintain a healthy diet
  • Use a high quality, gentle bar soap
  • Use a high quality moisturizer for your hands

Nail Rejuvenation Treatments:

  • The products and services above are available in my office for you convenience

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