Posts Tagged ‘lice removal’

Eggs laid by head lice can attach to human hair for 10,000 years

Lice are considered to be one of the oldest parasites in existence. Lice refer to three different types of human parasites. The parasites include head lice, body lice, and crab lice. All three forms of lice have been present since ancient times. The most ancient specimens of nits (lice eggs) are 10,000 years old and…

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Myth: Pesticide Must Be Used to Kill Them

The truth: Several pesticide-based treatments are available, either over the counter or by prescription. But these may not always be the best choice. Sometimes called “super lice,” many of the pests in the U.S. and other parts of the world have developed resistance to over-the-counter lice treatments that contain certain pesticides, notably permethrin and pyrethrins.…

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Does your child have to miss school?

The short answer is NO! Our process takes about 90 minutes, we have a 99%+ success rate and we also provide you with a certificate of treatment to bring back to school. So there is no reason for you to miss hours and days from school or work. Most parents do not know we exist…

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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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Almost All Lice Are Now Resistant to Over-the-Counter Treatment

by Laura Geggel August 08, 2016 Live Science The vast majority of head lice in the United States are now resistant to most over-the-counter treatments, meaning that it’s now especially difficult to vanquish the tiny blood-sucking parasites, a new study finds. Researchers found that head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) in 42 of the 48 states…

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Haven’t Gone Anywhere? Yes, You Can Still Get Lice!

Even if you have not gone out less often or even not at all, you can still get head lice. All head lice need is a strand of hair and warm scalp to live on.  So you just have to ask yourself have you or your child been around ANYONE in the past few weeks…

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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 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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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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