FACILITY CLEANLINESS-COVID-19 MITIGATION

At Torrance Lice Removal, the health and safety of our customers and employees is critical.  We are here to serve you, and we want to share information with you about how we operate safely, effectively, and so you and your family can be treated in the cleanest possible medical environment. We ask that all of…

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Welcome to Torrance Lice Removal!

Established in 2015, our professional head lice removal clinic is family owned and operated. Treating lice yourself can be very frustrating, time consuming, and costly. You have over the counter pesticides, expensive prescriptions, and comb outs that take hours and most of these options are not even effective.  Lice have mutated over the years and…

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5 Head Lice Facts

Head lice has many myths, stereotypes, and causes shock and disbelief for many. No one wants head lice, never thinks it will happen to them, and never happens at a good time. Here are 5 Head Lice Facts You Need to know. 1) Head lice is the second reason children miss school, behind the common…

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How Are Lice Spread

Some people say I got head lice lying on the beach, sitting on a chair at the movie theatre, or wearing my friends hat. Those are very unlikely ways of spreading head lice. Head lice are spread almost exclusively with head to head contact. With one strand of hair touching another. And the reason is…

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Pediculosis Treatment

Pediculosis is the medical term for a head lice infestation.  How do you treat head lice or pediculosis?  You have the option of doing it yourself with various products that I will talk about or you can get it done professionally by someone that knows how to do it and can do it quickly. The…

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Where Can Lice Live

Head lice live on the scalp. They have evolved over thousands of years and have adapted to an environment that is very, very specific to a certain level of humidity, temperature, and the presence of human blood that can all be found on the human head.  That means they don’t venture from that. They live…

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Who Can Get Lice

Anyone can get head lice. Lice do not know age, income, ethnicity, if you are a boy or a girl, what you do for a living, if you have had lice before or if you have never had lice.  All they care is that you have a hair strand for them to live on. If…

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How To Get Rid of Lice Eggs

If you are asking that question you are asking THE most important question for treating head lice. Why? Because lice eggs are very small-the size of a grain of sand, they are glued and bonded to the hair shaft very close to the scalp, outside products cannot penetrate their shell, and they do not move.…

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Lice Suffocation

One of several different classes of methods for killing head lice is suffocation. Lice suffocation is possible because lice breath air through the sides of their body in devices called spiracles. If you can plug up these spiracles you can literally suffocate the lice to where they can’t breathe and in a matter of several…

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Do I Have Head Lice?

Sometimes it is hard to know if you have head lice.  Self-diagnosis is tricky unless you happen to see them crawling around on your scalp. The best thing to do to find out if you have head lice is to find someone help look for them. You can certainly do it yourself in a mirror…

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