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941-753-9599 Bradenton Office
941-366-2627 Sarasota Office


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Dr Z’s Nail Protocol

If you are currently treating your nails for a fungal infection

  • Do not use nail polish on your toenails/take a polish break*
  • Weekly Tolcylen medicated packet soak
  • Daily application of a topical antifungal such as Tolcylen by applying one drop to the base of the nail.
    • Using the brush tip paint the nail folds and gently under the nail, taking care not to apply too much pressure as this can traumatize/lift the end of the nail plate.
  • Weekly file the ends and the top of the nail plate with an emery board, about a dozen times.
      • This works best after a bath or shower when your nails are softer. May also be done after Tolcylen packet soak.
      • Continue as directed per your podiatrist.

If you must paint your nails for a special occasion

Avoid getting a pedicure 

Use your own products

We recommend Dr.’s Remedy products**.  Do not leave polish on for more than 4 days. During that time it is advised to continue to use the Tolcylen as above. After your special occasion, remove the polish, file the nails as above, and resume treatment protocol. 

If you have been told your nail fungus has cleared

  • Weekly Tolyclen medicated packet soak

If you choose to wear nail polish

  • Dr.’s Remedy products** are advised.  At minimum, apply their base coat, and choose whatever color you like from your own collection or pedicurist.
  • Remove polish after 3-4 weeks
  • File nails as above
  • Take at least a 1 week polish break, applying Tolcylen one drop to the base of the nail.
    • Using the brush tip paint the nail folds and gently under the nail, taking care not to apply too much pressure as this can traumatize/lift the end of the nail plate.
  • At the end of your polish break, file the nails again (top and ends) then apply polish as above.

Tolyclen and Dr.’s Remedy products are available at all West Coast Podiatry Center Offices.

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** Dr.’s Remedy products

DO contain: tea tree oil, vitamin C, biotin, grapeseed extract, lavender, kale extract, wheat protein

DO NOT contain:  formaldehyde, toluene, parabens, xylene, animal products

Your Top-Rated & New Favorite Podiatrists in Bradenton & Sarasota, FL

"Dr. V. And the staff are AWESOME! Everyone was friendly and didn't make me feel like they were rushing me out the door. Very comfortable!!"

- Cid De S.

"The most wonderful staff an doctor's i had the pleasure to meet. I was sent there thru VA Community Care. I highly recommend West Coast Podiatry Center . You can't beat the smiles or the manners or the staff an doctor's anywhere else. Yes i am 100% disabled veteran an i get better care outside doctors than the VA doctors we have."

- Giovanni C.

"Dr. Z is amazing. Always thorough and patient. The office staff is courteous and efficient. Would recommend this doctor if you are having feet issues!!"

- Amy R.

"The staff is always friendly and courteous. Dr. Z is awesome. I was so impressed that after my last visit she researched alternative therapies that may help my particular situation. She went above and beyond to try and help me find comfort. It really showed me how much she cared. I would highly recommend West Coast Podiatry."

- Tara G.

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of West Coast Podiatry. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

What To Expect On Your First Visit

You will meet with one of our experts to discuss your goals and have all your questions answered.

Discuss Your Goals
Review Your Medical History
Thorough Exam
Provide You With A Custom Treatment Plan

Bradenton, FL Office
1611 53rd Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34207

Phone: 941-753-9599

Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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Sarasota, FL Office
1961 Floyd St., Ste. D
Sarasota, FL 34239

Phone: 941-366-2627

Monday: 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM

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Venice, FL Office
3489 Precision Dr.

Nokomis, FL 34275

Phone: 941-366-2627

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