Vertical ridges that extend from the cuticle to the tip of the nail are very common. But are they something you should worry about? What causes them, and can you treat them? Read this to find out.
According to the Mayo Clinic, the nails are composed of laminated layers of a protein called keratin. This same protein is also found in the hair and skin.
What's the Cure for Damaged Nails?
Onychorrhexis are vertical ridges on the nails. They develop with age and are caused by lack of moisture.