Prevention is better than cure, especially when it comes to head lice. Yet many parents and schoolteachers begin worrying and stressing about lice after an outbreak. They end up trying a hundred different treatment methods (sometimes repeatedly).
However, 6-12 million people in America still get head lice, most of them children. What are parents doing wrong?
Well… one thing does come to mind. Lice prevention is important (even more sometimes) when it comes to thorough lice removal. Lice inspection and prevention is essential when you want to make sure your child remains lice free even after starting school again.
Here is the prevention checklist Coral Gables based Lice Troopers has shared with parents before turning them loose for school.
The sooner signs of lice are discovered in the head (in case of an infestation); the better it will be parents. Do you check your family for lice yourself or visit a head lice removal salon? It doesn’t matter which option of inspection is chosen – the target is fast and easy treatment.
Some signs to look out for are:
Lice inspections are recommended once a week… preferably after hair has been washed and still a bit damp.
Do remember to:
This is really important.
Lice are highly contagious because of their lightening speed and ability to crawl to another head easily. As such, you will…
Whatever the matter, however ugly the infestation becomes – don’t take stress. Take a deep breath! First reassure yourself that everything will be okay. Then tell your child he or she has nothing to be ashamed about – lice infestations happen!
Has your kid been diagnosed with head lice? Don’t try to perform DIY lice removal miracles (you won’t be able to) and instead call now for professional lice removal service Coral Gables today!