Head lice can reach epidemic proportions in some public schools today, along with other group settings, such as child care centers. Time and again children are sent home with lice. After treatment, they are returned to school just to catch lice once more within a month or two.
The head lice epidemic in public schools can be a headache for some moms and dads, particularly if their family has a case of persistent head lice. With persistent head lice, lots of treatments do not appear to work, and even after several treatments the lice, as well as nits, are still in the hair.
There are various means to take on the head lice problem, one of them is by taking preventative procedures. Once your household has head lice, removing it can be extremely difficult, in addition to a great deal of hard work, so it makes good sense that taking preventative safety measures is just one of your best defenses versus these parasitic bugs.
If you have kids that are school age, or in childcare, ensure that they recognize first off, what lice are. Guarantee that they comprehend having lice does not make them dirty, or unclean, however, that it can be unpleasant and also hard to remove.
How to stop the spread of head lice
Let your children know what sorts of behavior will raise their possibilities of being subjected to head lice. Ask them not to touch heads, share coats, hats, brushes, or any other individual products at school. Telling your children not to share individual items will go a long way in aiding to stop a head lice infestation in your family members, yet it’s insufficient. While your kids are hanging around within-group setups, such as sports activities or school, you must likewise diligently inspect their hair at the very least as soon as a week for indications of head lice or nits.
The best means to do this is by making an appointment with us at Lice Clinics of America. All screening fees are waived if head lice are confirmed and treatment is needed. However, you can do this yourself by using a specifically developed comb for eliminating head lice. Under a bright light, analyze your child’s scalp for any type of indicators of the bugs, as well as also run the comb with their hair to eliminate any feasible freeloading lice.
As soon as your family has head lice you will be faced with treating the hair multiple times, as well as nightly combing to get rid of nits if you decide to treat this on your own. Even then you will not be done; you will have to deal with the monumental task of vacuuming and cleaning every surface area in your house, washing endless laundry, and also even removing lice from your car.
By far, the most effective choice is to make an appointment with one of our lice specialists at Lice Clinics of America. We’ll use our AirAllé® treatment and effectively remove the head lice for you and your family. It is a 3 step process that includes a 30-minute AirAllé® treatment, a 30-60-minute comb-out to remove the dead lice and eggs, and an oil application. This 3-step full-service treatment option ensures you will leave lice-free with no follow-up needed. Call today to make an appointment!