October 30, 2017
October 30, 2017
So your child has head lice.
You know that small parasitic and wingless creature, living in your child’s hair fora few weeks.
Head lice is not an uncommon affair. An estimated 6–12 million children (mostly 3 to 12-year-olds) contract head lice every year,according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Adding fuel to fire, these parasitic pests are extremely contagious and can only be found on the human head, sucking blood as if their puny existence depended on it. And it does…
Chances are high, that as a parent, you may have already encountered a head-lice scare or are in the midst of one.
There are few people lucky enough to go without facing this horrible experience in their parenting career!
Lice aren’t like Pokémon. You wouldn’t want to catch them all! As mentioned above, lice infestations are extremely contagious, but this doesn’t mean you’ll get lice just by being in the same room as a lice-infested individual.
There is only one true way of catching this little critter—direct head-to-head contact with people who have lice.
This means hugging, crouching close while playing a game, doing each other’s hair etc. are excellent ways of transmitting this bug.
Are lice disease carriers? This is a frequently asked question and parents can take a breath of relief as lice do not spread disease according to NIH.
However, there is still the issue of safe and effective head lice removal seeing how your child may get bullied because of lice. There are several methods of lice removal but the one that really works (and is pesticide free) is manual lice or nit combing.
Professional lice removal technicians stress use of manual lice combing not only because it’s an effective method but also a safe one. OTC chemical based lice removal solutions and shampoos, while a more convenient choice often prove more harmful to the child!
What is the correct procedure used when manual nit combing? It will include:
Don’t think you can invest the time and effort to conduct a thorough manual lice removal session on your child? Do you fear lice won’t go away completely and will attack more than one family member this time?
Enlisting the help of a professional lice treatment center can help such parents.
Find one of the best professional lice treatment centers in your area by considering the following:
Mobile lice removal operations that don’t have a physical address are usually fly-by night operations. This means a mobile lice removal service may not offer lice removal guarantee or even a follow-up treatment when it comes to lice removal.
On the other hand, salon based lice treatment services offer permanence and a follow-back treatment benefit. Priority of such treatment centers is providing high level of comfort and quality service to customers.
Salons such as Lice Master also offer at-home lice removal services as well as lice screening and inspection services and in-home cleaning.
It’s crucial to enlist the help of an experienced lice removal service that utilizes expertise and qualification in lice removal.
Lice removal doctors or technicians should be considered for this important job, considering the high chances of a re-infestation.
Ensure that the lice doctor of technician attending your case has sufficient training and hands-on experience in lice removal.
An immediate red flag is a company that doesn’t feature their service’s price structure. Don’t even consider such services as you’ll have to deal with hidden fees and inaccurate quotes.
Found a service that has their price structure listed? Consider these questions:
Get rid of lice with the help of Lice Master, a professional lice treatment center that wants to help! Schedule an appointment today, kick back and relax with a hot cocoa as we do the work.
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