Should I Get Treated If My Kid Has Lice?
Schedule professional head lice treatment for your whole family.
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With the children in school, it’s only a matter of time before a lice infestation breaks out in our region. Children tend to play in close proximity to each other. Plus, they share their favorite headwear and clothing, even toys, which provide a vehicle for head lice to spread. Even tough-and-tumble games on the playground can help the spread of lice. Of course, at the end of the day, your child comes home to the comfort of your living room, playroom or kitchen. But they may not be alone – those few head lice they acquired at recess came along for the ride! And now, you’re at risk. So yes – you should schedule prompt head lice treatment for both yourself and for your children.

What Are Head Lice?

First, let’s examine what head lice are. Lice are small parasites that feed off the blood from your scalp. They’re small – each one is approximately the size of a sesame seed. Over time, the head lice can spread to encompass the entire scalp. An adult louse will lay around 10 eggs per day. These eggs, known as nits, can be found close to the scalp, attached to the hair itself. It is here that lice feed off your blood.

Further, head lice are tough. They have evolved over the years to withstand being fully submerged underwater, being doused with over-the-counter medications, and getting all sudsy from your average shampoo. But it’s downright troublesome to rid your scalp of head lice – at least, without professional help it is!

How to Tell If Your Child Has Head Lice

Did you notice a scratching response to that telltale itch? Or did the school nurse send home a note stating head lice were being passed around? In any case, you now suspect your child has head lice. Whether they do or not, it’s definitely time to check! Interestingly, only one in three people experience the telltale itchiness of a head lice issue. They have lice all right, but everything else seems to be business as usual.

If your child tends to itch, it will likely be focused around the ears or back of the neck. The itching here is often more severe. To investigate, first use a fine-toothed comb to sift through the strands of hair. Inspect the comb after each pass-through. If lice are present, you’ll notice either adult lice or nits on the comb.

Family Lice Treatment

How easily do lice spread? Coming into direct contact with someone who has head lice will not always result in transmission. You may not receive head lice from your children at all. However, it’s best to be checked by an expert.

Scheduling for a head lice examination is a breeze. If you’re calling for your child, just mention yourself, too – it only makes sense. The safe treatment process begins with a thorough head check and comb-out at a professional head lice treatment center office. If your scalp and hair show no presence of head lice, you’ll be notified immediately. If you do have lice, then the next stage in the treatment process can easily handle the situation then and there!

Schedule prompt head lice treatment with Lice Lifters by calling 972-805-1308 today. We’ll happily check your entire family for head lice.

Is Summer Head Lice Season?

Although head lice can appear at any time of year, there are indeed certain months that seem to fall in the “peak season” of lice infestations. And you’re right, it’s the summer months leading up to a new school year that are especially notorious for head lice. The question is, why?

Sleepovers and Summer Camps

The warm months always bring gatherings of close-knit friends. When kids sleep over at each other’s homes or attend overnight camps, they come in close contact with other children – and potentially their head lice! It’s not uncommon for kids to return from these fun events with a not-fun infestation that needs to be treated ASAP.

New School Year Photos

As children begin back-to-school shopping and attend their first day of class, they’re all going to do one thing: you know it – take selfies with friends. And that means putting heads close together, and unfortunately providing easy access for lice on the move.

Groups of Kids Mixing Together

During the school year, children usually spend time around the same groups of people. But then during the summer, they’re exposed to tons of other kids via camps, theme parks, summer school, and other places. These new adventures can lead to an unexpected lice infestation.

If your child does fall prey to “lice season” and winds up with an infested scalp, don’t panic! At Lice Lifters Treatment Centers, we’re here to help. Reach out to us to get lice out of your life safely and painlessly. Using a specialized micro-grooved comb, a skilled lice technician will carefully remove all lice and their hidden eggs. Then, they’ll apply an all-natural killing agent that’s free of nasty chemicals and easy on children’s scalps.

Lice Lifters also provides an at-home follow-up treatment to ensure that all lice are eradicated once and for all. Avoid the drugstore products – despite their harsh ingredients and pesticides, they rarely work. You can come go straight to the most effective removal source. One Quick Treatment. Done! Guaranteed.

By the way, we offer a mobile service too….

To schedule an emergency removal appointment or consult with a lice technician, call Lice Lifters Treatment Centers today at 972-960-4858 (Frisco).

Why Do Kids Get Head Lice?

Adults can get lice just like children, but why is it that young kids are more likely to have infested scalps than their parents? Well, there are a few factors that make children more vulnerable to head lice.

Children Share More Than Adults

When was the last time you swapped hats with someone or borrowed a comb or brush from a co-worker? Kids are constantly sharing clothing, hairbrushes, hats, and other accessories. This provides a perfect mode of transportation for lice. Head lice cannot jump or fly, so don’t worry about that – but they can hitchhike on other objects to move from one person’s head to another.

Kids Attend School in Close Quarters

Young people spend most of their time surrounded by other people their age. Sure, adults sit in offices and travel in small spaces with others, but they still don’t spend as much time surrounded by other people. Your son or daughter comes into constant contact with other kids at school, and this automatically heightens their risk of contracting lice.

Children Attend Camps and Sleepovers

Like school, camps and sleepovers provide the perfect environment for lice. Kids may be borrowing brushes, sleeping in close proximity and so on, which makes it easy for head lice to move to a new scalp. Adults are much less likely to share common sleeping areas with people who aren’t in their immediate family.

So what’s the best way to handle a case of head lice on a child’s scalp? Contact Lice Lifters Treatment Centers.

Their process begins in a comfortable environment where a trained technician uses a specialized micro-grooved comb to carefully remove all lice and nits. In their skilled hands, this process is painless. Then, the technician will apply an all-natural killing agent that’s easy on young children’s scalps – and extremely effective at eradicating lice.

Lice Lifters Treatment Centers also provides an at-home follow-up treatment to ensure that all lice are truly taken care of. Don’t waste time with drugstore products – go straight to the removal source that actually works. One Quick Treatment. Done! Guaranteed.

To schedule an emergency removal appointment or consult with a lice technician, call Lice Lifters Treatment Centers today at 972-960-4858 (Frisco).

Head Lice Infestation: What to Do in Extreme Cases

More often than not, head lice aren’t really a serious problem. They may cause itchiness, discomfort and even embarrassment, but they can usually be wiped out after a simple treatment process. Most people who take action stop dealing with the problem fairly soon after it begins.

Sometimes however, people need to be treated for a severe head lice infestation. This occurs when the problem has gone unattended for too long, and several generations of lice have bred on the person’s scalp. In this case, the head becomes crowded with full-grown lice and their nits, and a simple treatment won’t cut it. The lice will hide and return repeatedly.

In the case of an extreme lice infestation, there’s one thing you must do immediately: Seek professional help. In this case you will need trained technicians to handle the job and truly remove all head lice. In an extreme case, the experts may even recommend shaving the head, then using a follow-up treatment to eradicate the lice for good.

This is the most important thing to remember: All head lice cases should be treated immediately, regardless of how many lice are spotted. You never want the infestation to get out of hand and turn into an extreme infestation.

Lice Lifters Treatment Centers will handle your head lice problem for children or adults, no matter how simple or severe. Their specialized micro-grooved comb-out and all-natural killing agent are extremely effective. Since the killing agent is devoid of toxic chemicals, it’s 100-percent safe for sensitive scalp.

Plus, Lice Lifters will give you an at-home follow-up treatment to eradicate the invaders once and for all. Skip the over-the-counter products and go for the lice removal treatment that actually works. One Quick Treatment. Done! Guaranteed.

To schedule an emergency removal appointment or consult with a lice technician, call Lice Lifters Treatment Centers today at 972-960-4858 (Frisco).

How Mobile Head Lice Treatment Brings Convenient Relief to Kids and Families in Dallas/Fort Worth

When your child walks in the door with a head full of lice, you immediately want safe and effective relief. That’s where Lice Lifters Treatment Centers’ mobile services come in. Using the best lice-removal treatment solutions, their trained experts can help with a lice infestation on the spot.

Although you could rush to the store and purchase over-the-counter lice treatment products, that’s not necessarily a quick or effective way to get the job done. Many of those products contain harmful ingredients, including pesticides that can cause irritation on children’s delicate scalps. Plus, the odds that those products will eliminate the buggers for good are slim.

With Lice Lifters Treatment Centers’ all-natural treatment service, you can feel confident that you’re tackling the lice problem in the best way possible. With one single visit from the mobile lice removers, your children will receive a thorough treatment that’s painless and totally effective. The technicians will even leave you with a follow-up treatment plan and some advice on how to prevent further outbreaks in your home.

Many mobile lice removal services use their own killing agents, but many of those leave eggs behind. This can lead to another infestation down the road, which means that these mobile treatments are not truly effective. Lice Lifters Treatment Centers, on the other hand, use all-natural products that are non-toxic but extremely reliable. Pediatricians, school nurses, and other specialists in the area have endorsed Lice Lifters Treatment Centers for their kid-friendly tactics.

If you need Lice Lifters Treatment Centers to help with an outbreak in your family, there are to ways you can schedule an appointment: either in one of their two facilities, located in Frisco, or in your own home with their newly-launched mobile services. No matter which kind of appointment you decide to schedule, the experts will give you a 30-day guarantee that the lice will be gone for good.

To schedule an appointment of any kind with a Lice Lifters Treatment Center, call today at 972-805-1308 (Frisco). Emergency appointments are available, so reach out anytime you suspect lice have invaded your family.

One Quick Treatment. Done! Guaranteed.

Lice Prevention & Treatment Tips for Kids at Summer Camp

lice removal summer camp dallas,txAs you you continue a summer of peace and quiet with the kids going to or off at camp, you find that you may have some concerns about them going away. Perhaps you’re worried about whether they’ll have a good time there. It’s also always a little disconcerting when they are away, and as a parent, you are naturally worried about their safety to some extent.

Another concern may not be at the top of your list, but it should be a concern nevertheless, and this is the problem of head lice.

A Breeding Ground for Lice

There is probably no place where it’s more likely for kids to come in physical contact with each other than summer camp. Your child will make friends as they do numerous activities that will keep them occupied, and this is a wonderful thing. One of the bad things about increased contact with other children is the opportunity for the transmission of head lice. Do your part to ensure that a lot of annoying head scratching from summer camp lice does not stifle their happiness.

Take a Few Precautions

Tell your son or daughter about head lice before they head off to camp. For basic lice prevention advice, let them know that they should avoid direct head-to-head contact with any other kids. Also, tell them not to share hats, combs, hair brushes or pillows with others.

Another step will be to ask the camp what policies they have with regard to this potential problem. Do they check kids for head lice when they arrive and at any other time during their stay? If they find any, what do they do? Do they have head lice removal techniques they try that have worked for them in the past, or do they simply send your kid home?

These are definitely some things you’ll want to find out while in the process of asking various camps questions to determine where to send your child.You may want to check your own child’s hair for lice before sending them off to camp. You may be so worried about them catching it from someone else that it doesn’t occur to you that they may be the one spreading it to others. You shouldn’t feel embarrassed about doing this. Having head lice doesn’t say anything bad about you or your child.

Those little pests don’t care what race, creed or religion you are or what level you occupy on the socioeconomic ladder in society.

A head lice comb and a light can be useful for finding them. After parting their hair and shining the light on their scalp, any lice will flee the light.

How to Handle Your Head Lice Problem

Let’s say the worst case scenario has happened and your child has head lice regardless of whether you spotted it before they left or they picked it up at camp.The first thing is not to panic. It’s head lice not a major injury or a terminal illness.

That said, it can still be a nuisance for your child, and you will want to have it handled for them quickly and effectively.Parents living in Dallas or Fort Worth will be happy to find out that they have the ideal head lice treatment solution within easy reach. The head lice removal experts at Lice Lifters of Dallas Fort-Worth are able to get rid of the adult lice and their eggs,which are called nits.

With locations in Frisco, TX, we serve customers throughout the Dallas Fort-Worth area. Their services utilize an all-natural killing agent that gets the job done in one quick treatment, and we guarantee their results.

Don’t waste time or money on over-the-counter head lice removal products that don’t work. Simply contact the professionals at Lice Lifters for guaranteed head lice treatment results, and after a quick trip to Frisco, this problem will be a distant memory for you and your child.

Dallas Ft Worth Summer Heat & How That Affects Head Lice Treatment

Lice Treatment Allen, TXAs the Dallas Fort Worth area gets hotter, Dallas head lice problems rise. Summer is a time filled with lots of family, friends, and activities. Even though your kids are out of school for the summer, the prevalence of head lice increases during warmer months. Lice Removal for Dallas TX area residents is as unique as our weather in our area.

How Summer Heat Impacts Head Lice

Head lice tend to be even more active during the summer months. And at Lice Lifters we’ve been getting ready for the upswing. The reason for this change in activity in head lice infestations has more to do with the fact that kids are out of class and doing more active and interactive things like:

  • Summer camps
  • Day camps
  • Summer classes
  • Hanging out with friends

Camps especially put your kids in close proximity with one another so that the likelihood of lice moving from one scalp to the next increases dramatically.

How to Prevent Head Lice

Be mindful of what you kids take to camps and to sleepovers. Encourage your kids to bring their own pillows and not share brushes or hats with their friends. Since head lice only survive on human scalps, this will dramatically reduce the likelihood of your kids coming home with head lice.

As a parent, be watchful. When your child comes back from overnight event or from spending time at a friend’s house, know that nits are more easy to see in natural light, so feel free to see if you notice any nits on your child’s scalp. Taking that extra moment to look things over could save you and your family from a lice outbreak.

Let Us Help

Take advantage of our lice head checks that we offer at our Lice Lifters locations. Drop by and let our certified Lice Lifticians take a look for themselves. Give our professionals a call at our Frisco location at 972-294- 3539 to answer any questions you have.

Nagging Nits: What to Do When They Won’t Go Away

Nagging NitsIs there anything more annoying than continuing to find nits after an over the counter treatment didn’t work? Yes, you could be facing another head lice outbreak. Nits can be difficult to remove. Lice Lifters makes it a priority to educate our DFW clients on what to do when those nagging nits won’t go away. Read on to learn more.

Remind Me, What’s a Nit?

The nit is the egg form of head lice. The nit is usually tightly attached to the hair near the scalp. They are attached by a glue-like substance that makes them hard to remove. Nits are not addressed by many common lice removal treatments. So, it’s important to know the best way to remove them to prevent the possibility of a second outbreak.

How Do I Get Rid of Them?

Let us help! Our nit comb is specially designed to aid in lifting the nits from the hair strand and off the scalp. Nits are held onto the strand with a kind of “glue” that can make them difficult to fully remove without the comb. Our trained Lice Lifticians are experienced and proficient in coming through the entire scalp and removing each and every nit from your child’s hair.

Be Proactive

If you’ve heard of head lice issues in DFW, be on the lookout. Nits are easier to see in natural lights. So when you child comes home from camp, their friend’s house, or some other place where it’s possible they came in contact with head lice, take a look. Be especially sure to focus your attention near the scalp, because that’s where nits are more likely to be.

Lice Lifters is Here to Help

If you and your family live in the DFW area and need head lice treatment or a comb out, give our professionals a call at our Frisco location at 972-294- 3539 to answer any questions. We’ll be happy to talk you through the process and answer whatever questions you may.

Fast Tricks for Getting That Head Lice to Head Out!

Lice Treatment Rockwall, TXIf you or someone in your household is dealing with head lice, we know it’s important to you to have those pests taken care of ASAP. That’s why our DFW area location has put together this list of fast tricks for getting that head lice to head out.

Schedule a Head Check

Come in for one of our head checks. During the check we go through section by section, to check for nits, nymphs, and adult lice. If we don’t find any evidence, then you have nothing to worry about. But if we do find that there is a head lice infestation, we can help you get rid of them.

Follow Through With a Comb-Out

Using our specially designed micro-grooved comb made just for Lice Lifters, we meticulously remove stubborn nits from the hair shaft until no more can be found. For people with long hair, comb-outs generally take between an hour and an hour and a half. The process will go more quickly for clients with short hair. This is an important step to ensuring that your treatment is successful.

Use a Method That Works

At Life Lifters, we apply the The Lice Lifters® Lice Solution Treatment, cover your head with a shower cap, and send you back to the comfort of your DFW area home to rinse out the solution. By the time you leave Lice Lifters, any remaining lice should already be dead — but we don’t mind erring on the side of overkill by allowing the solution to work until you get home.

Call Lice Lifters Today

If you live in the Dallas area and someone in your home is dealing with head lice, give our experienced Lice Lifticians at our Frisco location at 972-294- 3539 to answer any questions. We’ll be happy to answer whatever questions you may have.

The Importance of a Comb Out

Importance of a Comb OutLice Lifters prioritizes educating DFW families on how to deal with head lice. We know you and your children have busy lives, and we want to get you back on track as soon as possible. Don’t make the mistake of thinking a specialized shampoo is all you need in order to eradicate head lice and nits. A comb out is an important part of the process.

What is a Nit?

The nit is the unhatched eggs form of head lice. The nit is usually glued to the hair near the scalp. Nits are not addressed by many common life removal treatments. So, it’s important to know the best way to remove them.

Remove All the Nits

As mentioned above, it’s important to remove not just head lice but also nits from the scalp. That’s why we offer a wide range of products and services at Lice Lifters, so you have options. Our nit comb is specially designed to aid in lifting the nits from the hair strand and off the scalp. Nits are held onto the strand with a kind of “glue” that can make them difficult to fully remove without the comb.

More Than the Average Comb Out

When you understand that just a few missed nits can start the lice cycle all over again, you want to make sure you trust professionals who understand the importance of a thorough comb out. Every comb-out at our Lice Lifters treatment center is done with precision, professionalism, and patience. With our Lice Lifticians on your side, you have nothing to worry about.

If you did an at-home treatment, you may still see a few lingering dead lice on the scalp for a day or two, depending on how well the hair was washed following treatment. But if there are living lice, or nits present, give us a call to discuss your options.

Lice Lifters, the Comb Out Experts

If you and your family live in the DFW area and need head lice treatment or a comb out, give our professionals a call at our Frisco location at (972) 805-1308 to answer any questions. We’ll be happy to talk you through the process and answer whatever questions you may.