1. Will Head Lice Eventually Leave? How Long can an Infestation Last?

    Will Head Lice Eventually Leave? How Long can an Infestation Last?   The typical head lice case we see at Head Hunters is a 3-6-week infestation, but we often treat shorter cases as well. Because most people treat lice immediately upon discovering it, this often leaves clients wondering what would have happened if they did not notice the infestation or left it untreated. Since lice easily transfe…Lice Treatment

  2. The Elderly and Head Lice

    Head lice is a problem largely associated with children. Everyone remembers the lice checks they had when they were in elementary school and may have even gotten lice once or twice. Head lice affects mostly children but that doesn’t mean we can’t be vulnerable to an infestation when we are older. Another age group at risk for getting head lice is the elderly, especially those in nursing homes.…Lice Treatment

  3. Head Lice Policy in Schools

    Head Lice Policy in Schools   Every school has their own head lice policy, some schools will not let students attend class with even one nit, while others do not see it as a threat. The American Academy of Pediatrics released an article with the mindset that head lice infestations are not spread at school. As a Lice Removal Specialist, we know this is not factual. We have treated many children ov…Lice Treatment

  4. You, Me, and Lice: How other Cultures Deal with Head Lice

    World Of Lice       From us here in America, to our friends across the world, head lice find a way to make an impact on all cultures. Egyptian culture, Indian culture and one that is falsely claimed to be the “garlic’’ to the blood thirsty culprit, African culture. Head lice has been around for thousands of years dating as far back as the Egyptian times. One of the oldest cases of lice …Lice Treatment

  5. Lice: the Dreaded Four Letter Word

    Lice: the Dreaded Four Letter Word No parent wants to hear that their child or children have lice.  When you hear the word lice what is the first thing that you think of?  Many parents think that when you get lice it is either by being too clean or too dirty.  Honestly, lice will make a home on any human head no matter the texture, style, cleanliness or lack thereof.  Lice are looking for a go…Lice Treatment

  6. Why does Head Lice have a Social Stigma?

    Origins of the Social Stigma of Head Lice A head lice infestation is a very common issue among children and adults. Having head lice can be very frustrating, time consuming and expensive. When you realize that you or your family has head lice you begin to have thoughts about how or why did you get lice. Even though your situation is already stressful, now you have to worry about what others will t…Lice Treatment

  7. Dispelling Myths: Head Lice VS Other Pests

    Head Lice VS Other Pests There is much misinformation and confusion surrounding head lice and other similar pests. Much of this misinformation comes from confusing the characteristics of common parasites with head lice. Upon discovering a lice infestation many people worry about the bugs infesting their home, eggs being in the carpet, living on other places of the body, burrowing into their skin, …Lice Treatment

  8. Is there a Season for Head Lice?

    Is There a Season for Head Lice?   No, lice is NOT seasonal. Head lice is spread all year round but we tend to see a spike of cases during the summer months because children play with different than normal social groups. This leads to the exposure to head lice by a variety of sources. In addition to the summer playtime, we have sleep away camps and day camps. Just think about all of the opportuni…Lice Treatment