HEAD LICE BLOG

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

Although head lice are a common problem among all school children, with approximately 1 in 10 kids getting head lice every year, there are rumors and myths being spread about them constantly. As head lice professionals, we want to clear up some of the most popular...

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

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

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

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...

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...

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...