Posts Tagged ‘head lice’

Challenges of a False Negative Head Lice Screening

Head lice is spread through head-to-head contact. When one family member has lice, it is highly likely others in the family have it as well. We are often told by people that we are head screening or treating that other family members do not have lice because (fill in the blank: they/mom/dad/mother-in-law/friend/doctor/cosmetologist) screened them and…

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Yes, Dads Get Lice Too!!!

Lice live on the human scalp to survive. They suck blood for their food every 2-3 hours and their eggs nest on the warm scalp before they hatch in about 5-7 days. A lice egg is the size of a grain of sand and an adult lice is the size of a sesame seed. Lice…

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Yes, Mom’s (and dad’s) Get Lice Too!

Head lice do not know age. They do not care if you are a man, a woman, a mom, a dad, a grandma, or grandpa, if you have never had lice before in your life, or you have had it multiple times. All head lice care about is that you have a strand of hair…

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If you have lice eggs, you have lice!

It is common for people to call us and say they are not sure if they have lice since they don’t see anything crawling around but they do see eggs in their hair. If a person has lice eggs in their hair then they have an active lice infestation! An adult louse lays 5-7 eggs…

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Five Reasons Why Your Child’s Lice Keeps Coming Back!

*(Hint: Chances are that it never left) 1. Lice Resistance to Chemicals-When a family member gets head lice, most people run to the local store and rely on products full of chemicals that no longer work. The lice have mutated and are now resistant to the chemicals in over-the-counter shampoos. 2. Relying on outside product…

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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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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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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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What Are Nits and Lice

Head lice are parasitic insects that live exclusively on humans. They live on the head and they suck blood every 2-3 hours from their host. They like to crawl along the hair, they’ve got claws that have been especially developed to hold onto human hair shafts and they don’t live very long if they come…

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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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