Hidden Costs of At-Home Lice Treatments

The Hidden Costs of At-Home Lice Treatments

At first glance, it may seem less expensive to purchase an at-home over the counter lice medication or shampoo for your child, rather than spending money on professional treatments from lice treatment services. However, many parents are surprised when they realize that OTC bottles of lice treatments often come with hidden expenses of their own. […]

Why Some Schools Are Moving Away from No-Nit Policies.

Why Some Schools Are Moving Away from No-Nit Policies

With a new school year around the corner, most parents expect to receive an abundance of paperwork from their child on the first day, outlining all school policies and protocol. But one issue that parent’s need to pay particularly close attention to is their no-nit policy of their child’s school. When a child gets lice, […]

How to Protect Your Child from Lice at School.

How to Protect Your Child from Lice at School

As we near the start of another school year, many parents are focused on traditional preparations such as supplies, immunizations, sports training, or new school clothes. One action that parents often overlook is the importance of educating themselves on head lice. With the wide prevalence of head lice, catching them at some point is almost […]

Does Chlorine Kill Head Lice?

Does Chlorine Kill Lice?

With another school year over, parents and children are excited to join in the summer fun! Parents, however, often begin to wonder more about how their child’s many summer activities can affect their risk for head lice. In fact, with the arrival of summer, we often come across many parents who begin to wonder if […]

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 […]