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Nail Disorders

Restoring the health of your nails can be a snap with the proper help. We all know what healthy nails look like. When a nail is healthy, it appears smooth, strong, and has consistent coloring. Over time, the health of your nails may become compromised, resulting in vertical ridges, brittle, discoloration, and other issues associated with nail disorders. Nail care options depend largely on your particular issue. If your nails appear to have changed and look unhealthy, we welcome you to schedule an appointment and seek help from our San Luis Obispo center.

What Causes Nail Disorders?

Nail disorders are typically caused by an underlying condition, a sports injury, or simply aging. Over time, our nails may become more brittle or change in shape. Sometimes, we may develop issues such as ingrown toenails or toenail fungus due to the nail’s growth pattern or coming in contact with certain fungi. Depending on the nature of your specific needs, our team may provide you with a referral to a specialist, a topical solution, or advice on how to treat your nails yourself.

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What Are the Symptoms?

Symptoms of nail disorders vary, but certain consistent signs should be looked out for. If you notice a dramatic change in the appearance of your nails, either due to growth, pigmentation, or quality, you may have a nail disorder. At our center, Dr. Kilcline is not only an experienced dermatologist but a nail doctor as well. When you come in, she will evaluate your symptoms to help diagnose your condition. Once we have gotten to the bottom of your nail abnormality, we can provide you with effective treatment or referrals.

How to Address Nail Disorders

At Coastal Dermatology + Aesthetics, we treat all of our patients with care while maintaining a fun and positive attitude. When you come in for your visit, we will provide you with the answers you seek and the treatment you deserve. We offer comprehensive consultations, topical treatment options, and referrals to help get to the bottom of your nail-related concerns. We invite you to visit our center today and experience the best care that San Luis Obispo has to offer. 


Treating Nail Disorders in San Luis Obispo, CA

Maintaining the health of your nails takes ongoing dedication and a little bit of help sometimes. At Coastal Dermatology + Aesthetics, our team is prepared to provide you with the health and care you need to get your nails looking like they used to. To get in touch with our San Luis Obispo center, please fill out the form below, or give us a call at (805) 544-5567 today.

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At this time, we are only accepting new patients by referral. Once you receive a referral from your PCP, please fill out the form below or give us a call at (805) 544-5567 to request your appointment. Additionally, all cosmetic consultations require a payment of $125 at the time of booking.