The Truth About Lice Treatment
|Type of Treatment||Lice Lifters Treatment
|Lice Clinics of
|Over the Counter Treatments
(Nix, Rid, Store brands,
|Treatment||One Quick Treatment. Done!
by trained and certified
|There is no standardized training
for technicians, combing is
inconsistent, therefore nits and
bugs could be missed
|Lice are resistant to the pesticides
(Pyrethoroid, Pyrethrins) and these
products no longer work. The teeth on the
comb are too far apart making the comb
|Products are All-Natural,
pesticide free and soothing.
|Heat temperature is 120
degrees and too hot for some to
withstand. May burn scalp.
|Pesticides are linked to cancer, seizures,
behavior problems and autoimmune
|Effectiveness||99.9% Guaranteed to work||Nits and Bugs not combed out
creates a new lice outbreak.
School nurses will not allow
students to return to school
with nits. (even if they are
dehydrated) NOT GUARANTEED
|Lice are resistant to the pesticides and
these treatments no longer work.
|Treatment Time||1 - 1 ½ Hours
(exception with extreme cases)
|1 hour but may need
retreatment due to nits and
bugs left in the hair.
|Could take multiple tries over month and
hours of combing
|References||Dr. John Clark - UMass Amherst
Researcher Studies Increasingly
Resistant Head Lice
|Headlice.org (Jessie's story)
new research, French Academics at the
University of Rennes