Posts Tagged ‘lice’

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The Real gift that keeps on Giving!!

Ahh the holidays…..Gotta love em!!  Families gather together to exchange gifts and spread goodwill and cheer.  However you could be giving or receiving the worst Christmas present ever and not even realize it!  The fact is lice are transferred in the blink of an eye and unlike airborne illnesses, it often takes 4-6 weeks for […]

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Common Sense Prevention Tips for September

September is National Head Lice Awareness Month.  It is a great time to remind everyone of some tips for preventing and dealing with head lice.  Head lice is a human parasite that affects 6-12 million people in the US yearly.  Although it is more common among children in the age range of 6-11 years anyone […]

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What exactly are Super Lice??

Recently while treating a little girl at the Lice Treatment Center, she asked if she had regular lice or super lice.  I asked her why she asked and she said that the local pharmacist informed her that one of the elementary schools in the area was “infested with super lice.”  I asked her if she […]

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The sleepover dilemma: How to prevent your child from contracting lice at a sleepover

Ahh, sleepovers, the rite of passage from being a little kid to a big kid.  Sleepovers can be a fun time for kids to share secrets and stories or just have FUN.  Sleepovers can also unfortunately be a great place to share lice.  There are a few things parents can do to make sure their […]

Put down the face wash!!! Why you should not use Cetaphil for head lice treatment

Cetaphil has long been in use as a gentle facial cleanser with a mild scent that can be used by all skin types.  Recently there has been a lot of people claiming that it is an effective “natural” head lice treatment option for those who do not want to use pesticides or harsh chemicals. what […]

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