Onychorrhexis (Age-Related Nail Changes)

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Grimsby and surrounding areas


  • 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
  • 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:

  • I am now pleased to offer nail rejuvenation treatments in my office
  • These treatments help to make the nails stronger, more flexible, less brittle and healthier
  • Nail rejuvenation treatments have been shown to strengthen weak and brittle nails
  • At least one month of treatment is required for for improvement
  • This treatment can be applied under nail polish to protect the nails and to strengthen them
  • To learn more about Nail Rejuvenation Treatments, please click here
  • The products and services above are available in my office for you convenience

Onychorhexxis – Ridging of the Fingernails and Toenails

Onychorrhexis – Age Related Nail Changes

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