Summer Camp Lice Prevention Tips.

Summer Camp Lice Prevention Tips

Ah, summer camp. Campfires, s’mores, swimming, and…head lice? “Head lice don’t take the summer off,” said Mandy Ottesen, owner of Fresh Heads Lice Removal clinics based in Jacksonville, FL. “In fact, summer camps are ‘custom made’ to spread head lice, with kids in close quarters, sleeping and playing together for extended periods of time.” No […]

Does Lice Shampoo Work?

Does Lice Shampoo Work?

For parents treating their child with lice, it can be overwhelming to carefully select a lice shampoo, only to discover that it doesn’t work. At Fresh Heads Lice Removal, we often talk to parents who tell us that they tried using lice shampoo on their child, and it either didn’t kill the lice, or the […]

Is Lice Shampoo Safe for Kids?

Is Lice Shampoo Safe for Kids?

After discovering that their child has lice, many parents immediately become concerned about the safety of lice treatment products. This concern turns to distress at such times as the announcement by the Food and Drug Administration that Lindane, an ingredient once commonly found in lice treatment products, has been linked to nerve damage. While it […]

How Long Do Lice Live on Stuffed Animals?

How Long Do Lice Live on Stuffed Animals?

Lice infestations can be extremely stressful, and the idea of having to bag away every single one of your child’s stuffed animals only serves to further add to your stress and exhaustion. Currently, the CDC recommends that all non-washable clothing and toys that have had contact with an infected person be sealed in a plastic […]

How Long Does It Take to Catch Head Lice?

How Long Does It Take to Catch Head Lice?

Your child may have lice–now what? If you are a parent in a state of panic after discovering that your child was around a classmate or playmate that has lice, you are not alone. We often get calls from stressed-out parents wondering how long it can take for their child to get a case of […]