I am Dale Pearlman, MD, a
University trained doctor and specialist in
dermatology. My office is in Menlo Park, California. I enjoy
treating both children and adults. I diagnose and treat a wide
variety of skin problems.... from rashes, to bumps and lumps, to
hair loss, to nail problems.
This website summarizes my research in the treatment of
head lice. I hope you find it helpful.
find out more about me and my practice at my other website:
DalePearlmanMD. Also, you can check out
the many 5-star
reviews written by my patients at
What is the Nuvo Method treating head
The Nuvo method is a breakthrough in the
diagnosis and treatment of head lice. I described it in my
study that appeared in the September 2004 issue of the journal
Pediatrics. The Nuvo method was 96% effective even though
it involved no neurotoxins and required only minimal household
The lotion used in the research was
Gentle Skin Cleanser, a widely sold, soap-less cleanser for people
with sensitive skin. For full instructions on how to use the Nuvo
method with Cetaphil Cleanser, click here.
Standard over-the-counter treatments such as
Nix® and Rid®, which poison the lice, often
fail to cure because of the emergence of new strains of head lice
which are resistant to the poisons. The Nuvo method, when used
correctly, suffocates the lice and has been shown to clear up 96%
of head lice infestations.
Accurate diagnosis is the key to clearing up
cases of persistent head lice. The Nuvo method includes an
Lice Identification Test(LIT), which accurately finds lice and proves the child is
infested now. The LIT can also disprove misdiagnoses which result
from having nits from a prior infestation or dandruff stuck on
How do I get more information?
I regret that I cannot answer individual
e-mail questions. However, if you feel that your question has not
been answered on our web site, please send an e-mail to
Mail@Nuvoforheadlice.com. From time to time, we will be
posting the answers to additional FAQs.
Notice: The Nuvo method for treating and
diagnosing head lice has not been evaluated or approved by the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Cetaphil® is a
trademark of Galderma Laboratories, L.P. United States, which has
not reviewed or endorsed the material on this web site.
is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. You should
promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health.