LiceDoctors owner Wendy Beck lived in Queens for several years with 2 small children. LiceDoctors owner Karen Sokoloff lived in Manhattan for many years with 3 small children. We understand as much as anyone the benefits of in-home service. Given the choice of dragging your kids somewhere in the city or making a call and then waiting in your home for an expert to arrive seems like an easy decision to us.
The National Pediculosis Association recommends a stringent “nit-free” policy for children returning to school after a lice infestation, according to its Web site. The association says that because head lice are becoming resistant to insecticide shampoos. It’s important to remove any remaining nits with a special fine-toothed comb before letting a child return to school.