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Lions, Lambs, and Lice, Oh My!

Lions, Lambs, and Lice, Oh My!

Lions, Lambs, and Lice, Oh My! You know what they say about March: In like a lion, out like a lamb. Well, when it comes to head lice, you can take that saying and flip it on its head (no pun intended). The number of cases we see at our head lice treatment center...

Vote Pediatric Hair Solutions on Nextdoor 2020

Vote Pediatric Hair Solutions on Nextdoor 2020

Vote Pediatric Hair Solutions for Best Medical Professional in the 2020 Nextdoor Favorite Awards As your neighborhood lice treatment center, we are dedicated to improving the lives and health of all of our neighbors through the safe and effective removal of head lice....

What To Do When You Get Head Lice

What To Do When You Get Head Lice

Got lice? Here’s what to do next What you feared the most has come true: you saw a live bug in your child’s hair. Freaking out? Don’t. A case of head lice happens to the best of us, and while it is highly contagious, it’s totally treatable. Here’s what we recommend...

PHS Gives Back – Meet Foster Village Charlotte

PHS Gives Back – Meet Foster Village Charlotte

Pediatric Hair Solutions’ Community Outreach: Meet Foster Village Charlotte “Overall my foster experience was joyous, but also isolating an extremely difficult” - Molly Zalewski, Co-Founder, Foster Village On a hot summer day in June 2016, Molly Zalewski, a foster...

Do Home Remedies For Lice Removal Work?

Do Home Remedies For Lice Removal Work?

Do home remedies for lice removal work? We’ve been in the lice removal business for a while now, which means we’ve seen a lot - a lot of things that DON’T work, that is. Today we’re going to be talking about what doesn’t work – home remedies, grandma’s recipes, old...

Test Your Lice Knowledge

Test Your Lice Knowledge

With so many scary stories and misconceptions out there about lice, it’s easy to get the wrong information and completely panic when you think (or know) your child has head lice. But, much of the talk that’s swirling out there are just myths and have no scientific...

Our Favorite ‘Itchy’ Children’s Books

Our Favorite ‘Itchy’ Children’s Books

With thousands of children across the country reuniting in classrooms this month, it’s no wonder that the National Pediculosis Society (NPA) (https://www.headlice.org/comb/), declared September as National Head Lice Prevention Month. The NPA is a nonprofit that works...

Hairstyles That Help Prevent Head Lice

Hairstyles That Help Prevent Head Lice

97% of head lice are spread through direct head to head contact. So one of the best ways to prevent it from spreading is to wear a very tight hairstyle. Lice are similar to monkeys on a vine. They need something to grab onto when they are moving from head to head. If...

Head Lice Prevention Tips

Head Lice Prevention Tips

Head lice is the second most common communicable disease next to the common cold so it's important to know the facts in order to help prevent the spread of head lice. 97% of head lice is spread through direct head to head contact. So the best way to prevent head lice...

Why School Lice Policies Are Changing

Why School Lice Policies Are Changing

NEW HEAD LICE POLICIES IN SCHOOL Recent studies and recommendations about head lice have prompted many school districts to change their head lice policies. Some school districts are now following the recommendation of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and...

PHS Team Volunteers In The Dominican Republic

PHS Team Volunteers In The Dominican Republic

Two staff members from Pediatric Hair Solutions will be traveling to the Dominican Republic with a group from Carmel Christian School to volunteer at Freedom Christian School near Ramon Santana. The school educates children ages 3 to 18 years old from the surrounding...

Don’t Bring Lice Home From Summer Camp

Don’t Bring Lice Home From Summer Camp

If summer camp is on the agenda for your kids this summer, make sure they return home with happy camp memories, not head lice. Unfortunately, the spread of head lice at summer camp is fairly common. 60% of camp leaders say head lice infestations are a significant...

Do Home Remedies For Head Lice Work?

Do Home Remedies For Head Lice Work?

If you have a case of head lice on your hands and want to treat it naturally and cost effectively, you may be considering a natural remedy. Home remedies can be appealing because they don't involve toxic chemicals and neurotoxins that are commonly found in over the...

Pediatric Hair Solutions Partners With Camp CARE

Pediatric Hair Solutions Partners With Camp CARE

Pediatric Hair Solutions was pleased to partner with Camp CARE by providing free head check services on their camp intake day. More than 180 campers took part in Camp CARE this summer. The camp is located on Lake Lure. Camp CARE provides a week long summer camp for...

Pediatric Hair Solutions Goes To Summer Camp!

Pediatric Hair Solutions Goes To Summer Camp!

Who says you need to be a kid to go to summer camp? Every summer, the team at Pediatric Hair Solutions heads to camps across North and South Carolina. We provide head check screening services on the first day of camp for some of the largest camps in the...

Keep Lice Away At Summer Camp

Keep Lice Away At Summer Camp

If your child is going to camp this summer, you'll want to add 'head check' to your to-do list. Getting your child checked for head lice before they go to summer camp will save you time and money, and most importantly, ensure your child gets to enjoy every minute of...

Facts & Fiction About Super Lice

Facts & Fiction About Super Lice

  You’ve probably seen stories in the news about the spread of Super Lice. Lice that have mutated to become resistant to the most common over-the-counter treatments are now present in 48 states. So basically, all lice are Super Lice! In order to prevent lice from...

Tips For A Lice-Free Summer Camp

Tips For A Lice-Free Summer Camp

Some of your child's best memories are often made at summer camp. Unfortunately, head lice like camp just as much as your children do. Don't let the pesky problem keep your child from the fun of swimming, games and campfires this summer. Pediatric Hair Solutions keeps...

Announcing Our New Location In Youngstown, Ohio

We are excited to announce our continued growth with the opening of a new location in Youngstown, Ohio! A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house was held on February 4th at our clinic on Boardman Canfield Road.Sheila Fassler, owner of Pediatric Hair Solutions, was...

When Lice Won’t Leave

When Lice Won’t Leave

“I have treated my daughters twice and am still finding lice!”   “We have tried all the shampoos and can’t get rid of lice!”  “I have used a prescription lice treatment from our doctor and then over the counter treatments and lice keep coming back! Sound familiar? If...

Pediatric Hair Solutions In The Community

At Pediatric Hair Solutions, we believe in giving back to the many communities we serve. This December in Charlotte, we were proud to support a program that provides Christmas gifts to less fortunate families in the Charlotte area. The Explorer Christmas Project is a...

Don’t Be Afraid Of Head Lice Treatment

Don’t Be Afraid Of Head Lice Treatment

We understand how intimidating it can be to step into a clinic for head lice treatment. There’s a stigma that can come with head lice, and while based on myths and rumors, it is something we all have to deal with. Even though head lice are a problem that is completely...

Stay Lice-Free: Tips For College Students

Stay Lice-Free: Tips For College Students

Do you have a child heading off to college soon? Or are you a college student yourself, about to move into your dorm? Well, chances are, in between registering for classes and buying textbooks and dorm room furnishings, you haven’t thought about how to protect...

Going Back To School After Head Lice Treatment

Going Back To School After Head Lice Treatment

Whether you had head lice treatment during summer vacation or during the school year, going back to school afterwards can be daunting. Unfortunately, there is still a stigma that many people place on those who have had head lice, even though we are all equally...

DIY Hair Repair To Get Ready For Fall

It’s hard to believe that summer is on the way out to make way for fall! Whether this makes you happy or sad, the change is inevitable. Another thing that is inevitable is the damage your hair has suffered from days in the sun, at the beach or in the pool. Now is the...

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