Head Lice Information and Education


Head Lice: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

With the holidays upon us, giving is on most people’s minds. As we consider the perfect gift for everyone on our list, let’s not forget that head lice are easily given during the holidays when love and hugs abound. No one should ever shy away from family because of lice, […]


How to detect head lice and nits

Want to Know How to Detect Head Lice?

Do you want to know how to detect head lice on your children? Your best bet is the “wet check.”   So, you want to know how to detect head lice on your children. Well, research has shown that “wet checks” are the most reliable and effective method for detecting […]


How Do We Avoid Lice

In the past week, as I treated head lice in Westfield, Cranford and Maplewood, NJ, the same question came up as I removed lice and nits from the heads of precious kids and their parents: how do we avoid lice in the future? I have developed the BEST speech that I give […]


Pesticide Resistant Head Lice in Scotch Plains, NJ

  Evidence of pesticide resistant head lice in Scotch Plains, NJ. These bugs and many more were recovered from the head of a recent client after having used Nix(TM) a permethrin-based, OTC lice treatment “shampoo”. While it is not uncommon for me to see pesticide resistant lice leading to treatment […]

stages of live lice

Lice Treatment in Scotch Plains, NJ

Typical post-vacation head lice outbreaks have triggered a higher demand for lice treatment in Scotch Plains, NJ. It is not unusual for head lice cases to spike after a school vacation period. Currently, in Scotch Plains, children are seeking lice treatment for fairly developed cases of head lice. The cases […]


Lice Treatment in Westfield, NJ

Typical post-vacation head lice outbreaks have triggered a higher demand for lice treatment in Westfield, NJ. It is not unusual for head lice cases to spike after a school vacation period. Currently, in Westfield, children are seeking lice treatment for fairly developed cases of head lice. The cases being treated […]


Proof of Lice–Is the Lice Diagnosis Real?

How do you know a lice diagnosis is real? If a provider of lice treatment services is going to perform a treatment on a client, they should ABSOLUTELY be providing proof that the client in question does, in fact, have lice. What constitutes proof when making a lice diagnosis? Optimally, […]


Could Permethrin/Pyrethrins Used to Treat Lice “BEE” the Answer to Honey Bee Hive Collapse?

Are Head Lice Killing the Honey Bees? Permethrin/Pyrethrins Used for Lice Treatment are Highly Toxic for Honey Bees.   Could permethrin/pyrethrins used to treat lice be responsible for hive collapse among honey bees? These two pesticides, found in the most common over-the-counter lice treatment preparations under the trade names Rid […]


Finding a NJ Lice Treatment Service

Finding a NJ lice treatment service can be difficult. With so many providers in the arena, it’s hard to decipher what everyone does for the fees they charge. Here are some things that I consider important about finding a lice treatment service in NJ or anywhere in the world! 1- Process: […]