Posts Tagged ‘head lice infestation’

Why You Should Avoid Treating Head Lice with Chemicals

WA 2015 study led by Kyong Yoon, an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, reveals that lice are now resistant to common over-the-counter (OTC) treatments in more than half of the country. The 2015 study results show 100 percent resistance to pesticide treatments in at least 48 US states, including California. More specifically, the study…

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Simple Pricing for a Complex Problem

We charge a flat rate of $195 per treat, $185 per person for a teacher or military member, and $175 per person for 3 treatments or more.  We find a flat rate is simple for both sides and it also makes sure you know exactly what you will be paying.   Our treatment time can take…

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About Head Lice in 400 Words (or less!)

s Do professional lice removal services work?  Yes they do!  Our two professional head lice removal clinics have been in business since 2015 and have successfully head screened and treated over 30,000 families with a 99%+ success rate. Even better, we take flexible spending plans and healthy spending plan cards. Sometimes, even insurance covers it. …

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Treating Head Lice: Making an Informed Choice

Did you just discover someone in your family has lice? Maybe you know a family member has lice and you have been trying to treat it yourself for a while but the infestation continues? Products to treat lice range from over-the-counter (OTC) treatments, to prescription treatments, to a professional lice removal treatment offered at our…

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How Do You Get Head Lice

Lice do not hop, jump, or fly. The only crawl. You get head lice almost exclusively it’s from head-to-head contact and not from sharing  athletic helmets, sitting on couches, sitting at the movies, or sharing brushes. Lice have evolved to with special claws and they  move very quickly and efficiently along two parallel hairs and…

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Can Head Lice Jump?

Can lice jump? Head lice are a wingless human parasites that are uniquely adapted for feeding and breathing on human heads. They have six claws designed to hold on very tightly to strands of human hair and they don’t like to hold onto things like furniture or pets. It is just for human hair. They…

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How Long Can Lice Live

Human head lice don’t live very long at all. Their entire life cycle is only about 30-35 days. The adult lice needs human blood to survive. They suck blood and feed about every two to three hours off the scalp of the head. If they come off the scalp, should that happen, they die within…

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How to Identify Head Lice

How to Identify Head Lice “One of the biggest reasons that head lice spread among children is silence,” Marlene Weiss, owner of Los Alamitos Lice Removal and Torrance Lice Removal, explains. “Parents don’t talk about it, and they are unprepared when they discover their child has head lice, and often waste a lot of time…

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Is it Head Lice or Dandruff?

mom performing at home lice removal treatment

Is it Head Lice or Dandruff? A 2000 study by researchers at the Laboratory of Public Health Entomology at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found that healthcare workers, parents, and school officials often misdiagnose and inappropriately medicate head lice infestations. Parents are left scratching their heads, is it head lice or dandruff? The…

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