Clearing the nails of onychomycosis

Associate Professor Amanda McBride and Dr Samantha Eisman discuss the diagnosis of onychomycosis via clinical examination, microscopy and culture.  

An overview of the various forms of topical treatments (amorolfine, ciclopirox and 40% urea ointment with bifonazole cream) is provided, including which patients will benefit from topical therapy, treatment regimens, duration and cure rates.

The systemic treatments (terbinafine, itraconazole and fluconazole) are also discussed, including when they are required,