Nail Polish

Dr. Tracy is proud to offer daniPro nail polish for the treatment and control of onychomycosis of the toenails. Used regularly, daniPro helps prevent reoccurrence of onychomycosis.

Athletes Foot

Tinea pedis, also known as athlete’s foot is one of the most common dermatological disorders.  Tinea pedis may be isolated between the toes or present as generalized scaling with slightly red skin.  Topical antifungal creams are typically successful in curing athlete’s foot however oral antifungal medications and antibiotics may be necessary for more serious infections.

Dermatologic Services

Dr. Tracy treats all dermatological conditions of skin and nails of the lower extremity.  Dr. Tracy treats both adults and children, and it involves many aspects of medicine and surgery.

Dr. Tracy utilizes in office microscopic examination of skin samples to render on the spot diagnosis of common skin disorders. Biopsy specimens are sent out to appropriate pathologists for diagnosis.

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails are a common disorder in young and old alike. Ingrown toenails can become severely infected and if left untreated may progress to a bone infection. Ingrown toenails are treated initially by trimming out the offending nail border and can be cured by permanently removing the edge of the nail.

Basal Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma are frequently encountered in the lower extremity. Any suspicious lesion should be promptly biopsied and if malignant excised accordingly.

Dr. Tracy performs excision including complex flap and graft procedures as necessary.

Onychomycosis

Onychomycosis or fungus toenails are very common after the fifth decade of life. Onychomycosis may manifest itself as superficial white discoloration on the toenails and is quite common with continued application of nail polish.

In addition onychomycosis may also present as extremely thick yellow and crumbling of the nail plate. Treatment depends on severity and symptoms.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis can manifest as scaling, sterile pustules or pitting and thickening of the nails.  Although there is no cure for psoriasis, medical management is very successful in controlling this disorder.

Dr. Mark Tracy  | 3028 Caring Way, Suite 9, Port Charlotte, FL 33952  |  941 627-6366