Entries by lisarafal

Lice at Summer Camp

Every summer, children across America head to camp, whether overnight or day camp. Why is there so much lice at summer camp? If you want to know how to identify lice early and even potentially avoid lice at summer camp this summer, read on! Why is lice at summer camp such a problem? Well, if […]

New Year, New Lice Outbreaks

It is not unusual for lice outbreaks to follow school vacation breaks. Why? I have provided lice treatment services in Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Westfield, Cranford and Clark for almost 7 years. Based on my experience and my observation of trends, I believe these spikes in outbreaks after school vacations can be attributed to two main […]

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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, nor should any family members […]

How to Defeat Pesticide Resistant Super Lice

Pesticide resistant super lice are the likely source of head lice outbreaks that persist in communities. When the traditional “go-to” methods fail, lice continues to spread. Recently, parents in a town in NJ reported that out of approximately 100 fifth grade students, nearly 23 had been found to have head lice. The general statistics for […]

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 being treated now are dating […]

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 now are dating back 3-4 […]

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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, a hair plucked directly from […]