Do you know why 93% of parents "looking" for head lice will not see any signs of an infestation until the child has had them for 3-4 weeks? Typical scenario: You get that call/text from your child's, friends mom letting them know that little Suzy has lice and that you should check your child's head due to the recent play date they had. You assure Suzy's mom that you will give your little one a check. You start peering through her hair. Looking for bugs or maybe a nit. After f
Yes! We are different from the other lice removal treatment companies in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens and Stuart. For one, we do not charge by the hour. We have a flat rate charge that is based on hair length. No need to stress on how long the lice treatment and nit removal might take or how many breaks a child might have. Number Two on how we are different. No hidden costs or fees. Most head lice clinics will give you one price for their treatments but you must also purchas
Head lice are only able to crawl. They cannot jump nor fly. They do, however, crawl very fast on the strand of hair, but it takes head-to-head contact before the head louse by coincidence grabs a another person’s hair and ”transfers” to a new host. Laboratory experiments on hair-to-hair transfers indicate that, even under the most ideal conditions, transfer of head lice takes place in less than 10 per cent of the cases. Even though experiments indicate that head lice transfer
Question: Why is it that when I was young and had lice, my mother had to bag up all the toys, throw away pillows, clean the carpets, vacuum the couches and do tons of laundry? But now you say that is not necessary. Why? Have head lice changed over the years?
Answer: 15-20-30 years ago there was not a lot of research being done on head lice. But there was a lot of information about other parasites such as fleas, bed bugs and body lice. Because of that, head lice was thought t
Did you know that a few minutes of combing once a week ensures that you will never have a head lice problem again. Do you want to learn the secrets of head lice prevention? Today, I am educating parents and teachers about the facts of head lice as well as how to do a proper, wet combing head check. The most accurate way to check for head lice. The Lice Raiders performs free, fun classes once a month. Let us know if you'd like to attend the next one. Or if you'd like us to com
Combing has been a means of removing head lice for centuries. The Fine-Tooth comb dates as early as the Natufian period (9,500 – 12,500 BC) and its design has changed very little over the millennia. In earliest times, combs were made of ivory and bone. Today a head lice comb is not just a head lice comb. Unfortunately you will find them in many poor qualities where the teeth are not made for catching even the biggest head lice. If you want to be absolutely sure that you purch
Selfies. One of the main causes of head lice infestations in teenagers and adults. Middle school and high school girls are surpassing the elementary and preschool aged children in the amount of head lice infestations yearly. And because teenagers are reluctant to tell their friends that they were treated, head lice will continue to spread through the same group of friends over and again. When was the last time you gave your teen a head check? Jupiter Head Lice Treatment Nit R