Your toenails and fingernails are protective tissues that are comprised of layers of a hardened protein called keratin, which also makes up part of your hair and skin. The health of your nails may be a clue to your overall health. A nail disorder, therefore, should not be ignored. Seek the expert treatment of the dermatologists at University of Miami Health System.
Nail problems that sometimes require treatment include:
- Bacterial infection
- Fungal infection (onychomycosis)
- Ingrown nails
Symptoms of a nail disorder include:
- Abnormal appearance of the nail, such as patches of white or yellow discoloration
- Chalky, white scale beneath the nail’s surface that slowly spreads
- Thickened or deformed nails
Why Choose UHealth?
World-class leaders in skin care treatment. University of Miami Health System is recognized throughout South Florida and the world as a leader in caring for conditions and disorders of the skin. Backed by one of the nation’s top universities, our team uses the latest technologies and research-driven expertise to provide superior, personalized treatments for nail disorders.
Compassionate care in an academic medical center. Regardless of your age, condition, or whether you need long-term, short-term, or regenerative skin treatments, you will benefit from the state-of-the-art technology and latest medical advancements developed by our researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. You will receive the most accurate diagnosis and a detailed plan to keep your skin, hair, and nails healthy.