New treatment gives patients alternative to traditional lice shampoos

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Parents control children's hair to see if they are infested by head lice at a primary school in Scheveningen, on August 31, 2016. / AFP / ANP / Remko de Waal / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read REMKO DE WAAL/AFP/Getty Images)

OKLAHOMA CITY – A new treatment is giving parents and children battling head lice an alternative to traditional treatments.

Lice Clinics of America‘s treatment involves dehydrating lice and their eggs without medicated shampoos.