Trimming Fingernails

Person trimming a fingernail with clippers

When trimming fingernails, make sure to clip the nail straight across. You can use a nail file to smooth sharp edges.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Gayle E. Stauffer, RN - Registered Nurse

Current as ofOctober 6, 2017

Current as of: October 6, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Gayle E. Stauffer, RN - Registered Nurse