The Pediatric Hair Solutions Blog

Life Stages of Lice

Life Stages of Lice

One of the best ways to protect against a lice infestation is to understand their different life stages. There is a lot of confusion around head lice and how long they live and how resilient they are to daily activities. Here are the different life stages of head...

5 Common Myths Associated with Head Lice

5 Common Myths Associated with Head Lice

Head lice are a common problem among all school children, with approximately 2 to 4% of school age kids getting head lice every year. Along with the spread of lice, comes the spread of common myths associated with it.  As head lice professionals, we want to clear...

Top 3 Questions to ask your Head Lice Care Provider

Top 3 Questions to ask your Head Lice Care Provider

Is the treatment toxic free and chemical free? Does your treatment effectively kill the lice and their nits? What is the effectiveness rate of the treatment? If you want a head lice treatment that is toxic free and chemical free, kills lice and their nits and is 100%...

Modern Version of Miss Mary Muffet

Modern Version of Miss Mary Muffet

Little Miss Mary Clunket, Sat on a tuffet, Eating her rice cakes and whey; Along came a friend with a head full of lice, Who sat down beside her and began to text, When a louse crawled over her eye, And frightened, Miss Mary Clunket, away. It's just that easy to...

Spring Forward with the Facts about Lice

Spring Forward with the Facts about Lice

Since head lice is the second most communicable disease in children, we thought we would do some research on information distributed by the CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Look what we found!! All household members and other close contacts should be...

You’ve Got Lice

You’ve Got Lice

We just had the loveliest client in our facility this weekend. The woman was 58 years of age and had a severe case of head lice. She had gone to see her primary care physician, a dermatologist and an allergist for an itchy head. She had been on steroids, antibiotics...

Spread Love Not Lice

Spread Love Not Lice

The beauty and innocence of children is wonderful! They have no enemies and truly see the best in everything around them and a new person is a new best friend, so hugs are inevitable. A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away. ~Bil Keane, "Family Circus"...

Why is it so Difficult to Get Rid of Head Lice?

The key to getting rid of Head Lice is being able to effectively remove or eradicate all the nits or eggs that the louse or lice have laid in a person's hair. All treatment options that are over the counter or in prescription form only treat the live lice not their...

Got Lice over Vacation? We’re a Phone Call Away!

Hip Hip Hooray, it is the last day of school and the Holiday break commences! If you have any doubts or concerns that you may have Head Lice, stop by Pediatric Hair Solutions for a family head check before you travel. We are here to serve you and are available 7 days...

A Lousy Christmas Story

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, except for a Louse, creatures hung from the roots of the hair, in hopes that Pediatric Hair Solutions would not be there! Don't let Lice crash your holiday celebration. Try the...

Who Knew Treating Head Lice Could be so Rewarding?

  We help families simplify the process of dealing with Head Lice There are so many treatment myths and clean up myths that are quite amusing but not so effective. Did you know? Laundry - things do not need to be washed; they only need to be put in the dryer for...

Which Came First the Louse or the Nit?

Nobody knows! Although, we do know that Lice are transmitted by head to head contact or by accident when a hat, brush or frequently used object is shared. In addition to elementary aged children, we are seeing an increase in the cases of Head Lice in middle and even...

Kids 1st Pediatrics Referral

We received another referral from Kids 1st Pediatrics this week! We thank you for your support and referrals. More and more pediatric offices are recommending Pediatric Hair Solutions for their Head Lice needs. We are a unique treatment center specializing only in the...