Medical Daily – Dr. Debra Jaliman: "Pedicure Care: Safety Tips For Clean and Pretty Feet All Summer Long"
Nail salons across the state were randomly selected to participate in a survey that found that all selected pedicure spas had mycobacterium that was isolated except for one foot spa that had only been in service for 11 days.
Debra Jaliman, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai said, "I have seen fungal toenail infections, bacterial infections of the nail and even viral infections. Just because a salon is expensive doesn't mean it's sterile." Learn more