Onycholysis may look scary, but thanks to advance in medical science, a separated nail can now re-attach itself with proper treatment. Home treatment for onycholysis varies and depends on its cause, but eliminating the predisposing cause is, of course, always the best treatment. Nail techs can do their part by offering gentle, soothing services that help prevent further irritation to the affected nail. However, there are certain reminders that are worth taking note of.
Home treatment and prevention:
1. An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure; so if you know the cause, eliminate it as best you can. (Refrain from re-doing the things that has harmed your nails; for instance, over immersion in water or chemical overexposure; nail-biting habit must be stopped (seek professional counseling if needed).
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