Chemical shampoos don’t always work, and they can damage the hair and scalp. At Lice Bully in Camarillo, California, we are dedicated to providing our clients with a gentler and more effective way to eliminate head lice infestations. Our company is licensed and insured, and we have more than five years of experience in lice treatment.
A head louse is a small, wingless insect that clings to the scalp and neck and feeds on human blood. Contrary to popular belief, head lice can’t fly or jump from one person to another. Lice usually spread through head-to-head contact with an infected person or through sharing combs, hats, and other items that are used on hair.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 6 to 12 million children aged 3 to 11 are infected with head lice each year. Lice infestations occur year-round, but activity is highest during summer and back-to-school season.
Head lice are easily transmitted and, if left unchecked, can cause unpleasant symptoms such as:
In addition, having head lice can make your child feel embarrassed. His or her school might even make your child miss class to avoid spreading lice to the other children.