Back to school can often mean back to head lice as kiddies and teens gather together in tight spaces, and roll around on play grounds, with their friends after the long summer holiday. School facilities can be a breading ground for head lice with all the close contact and the large number of hosts for […]
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Does Chlorine Kill Lice? With another school year over, parents and children are excited to join in the summer fun! Parents, however, often begin to wonder more about how their child’s many summer activities can affect their risk for head lice. In fact, with the arrival of summer, we often come across many parents who […]
If you’ve dealt with lice lately or are dealing with a head lice problem then I’m sure you’ve heard the term super lice. There seems to be a lot of confusion around these tiny creatures though and exactly what makes them super. Are they bigger than regular lice? Are super lice a totally different type […]
Lice, unfortunately, do not take the summer off, in fact, there is a huge increase in infestations after children have spent long periods of time in the community. Summer camp is a huge contributor to the summer lice blues! Many of the summer camps provide head screenings to check for lice upon the children’s arrival […]
It’s no secret that getting rid of head lice in your family can be stressful and time-consuming—a real-life nightmare. Most do-it-yourself lice treatments require repeated applications, tedious comb-outs, and nitpicking, with no guarantee of success. If one nit is missed, the lice will return. So how to get rid of these pesky bugs? Lice Clinics […]
We typically hear, people have an infestation at school, summer camps, or day care and think that their kids can get lice just by passing other students, athletes, or peers who have it. The fact is that head lice don’t jump, swim or fly. Simply put, without actual strands of hair to grab onto with […]