When Over-the-Counter Head Lice Treatments Fail, Don't Re-treat

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A special alert from the National Pediculosis Association advises parents to halt chemical head lice removal attempts at the first sign of failure, recommending combing as the safest and most effective approach.

There are health risks inherent with the use of pesticides on children and these risks increase dramatically when you follow one chemical treatment with another.

Miami Beach, Florida: A special alert from the National Pediculosis Association warns against repetitive attempts at eliminating head lice through the use of chemical solutions. If a chemical treatment fails once, it is recommended that parents not repeat the treatment or follow up with a different brand or prescription.

In light of the recent head lice epidemic in Florida, parents are frantically trying to find a treatment that is guaranteed to take care of the head lice problem once and for all. That leads many to the drugstore aisles or the doctor’s office for a potent pesticide treatment that promises to knock out the bugs.

However, despite doctor endorsements and outlandish marketing claims, these chemicals have been proven to be largely ineffective in wiping out an infestation of head lice. Similar to how bacteria grow resistant to antibiotic medications; the bugs have grown increasingly resistant to these toxic pesticides over the decades. While some of the bugs may perish, many are going to be left behind ready to keep the infestation going and growing.

According to the National Pediculosis Association, “There are health risks inherent with the use of pesticides on children and these risks increase dramatically when you follow one chemical treatment with another. The NPA advises parents to discontinue the use of any treatment at the earliest sign of failure and to avoid using other chemicals. Manual removal is the best option whenever possible, especially when treatment products have failed.”

The NPA has been vocal about the ineffectiveness and high risk of chemical treatments, especially when used in succession, or when one chemical is followed by a different, stronger treatment. As stated, combing is the best option.

This is why professional lice removal services like Lice Troopers, now with multiple treatment centers in the South Florida area—including Coral Gables, Coral Springs, Plantation, Miami Beach and more—relies completely on this method, rejecting all kinds of chemical approaches.

Skilled professionals work quickly and thoroughly to comb through the hair of affected children, removing all head lice and nits as mentioned in their Lice Free Guarantee.

“Safety has been our priority since the very beginning. We have tried and tested out various methods and have found our lice removal method to be the most effective in getting rid of the parasites in a single sitting. We never use any harsh chemicals or pesticides to treat the infestation, but instead rely on our 100% natural, organic and toxin-free treatments to eradicate the bugs once and for all,” responded Arie Harel, owner and operator of Lice Troopers, in an interview when asked about what makes the company different.

Keeping citizens of South Florida head lice and chemical-free, Lice Troopers promises guaranteed lice eradication with their at-home and in-clinic lice removal services. Also providing screenings for schools and camps, the company also conducts home inspections and cleanings to lessen the chances of a re-infestation.

About the Company
Lice Troopers is the all-natural, guaranteed Head Lice Removal Service™ that manually removes the head louse parasite safely and discreetly in child-friendly salon settings, or other chosen location. Providing safe solutions for frantic families, the Lice Troopers team has successfully treated thousands of families nationwide, with services widely recommended by pediatricians and reimbursed by many major health insurance carriers, flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts.

Contact Information
Website: https://www.licetroopers.com/
Postal Address: (Miami Beach) 1005 Kane Concourse, Suite 212, Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154
Phone: 1.800.403.5423
Email: info@licetroopers.com
Working Hours: 8:00AM-9:00 PM (Open 7 days/week)

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