Head Lice Trends

What to Do About Head Lice During the Coronavirus Epidemic

Head Lice Trends

We want you to be safe. Getting head lice is stressful. The fear of getting COVID-19, better known as the Coronavirus, is way more stressful and way more serious. How do you handle head lice in the time of COVID-19? LiceDoctors Owner Karen Sokoloff shares important information regarding lice treatment in these uniquely stressful times.

Selfies and Head Lice

Head Lice Trends

Is the trend of taking “selfies” especially among teenagers fueling an increase in the incidence of head lice? There are arguments to be made on both sides of this issue.

Does Medication Kill Lice?

Does Medication Kill Lice and Nits

Generally lice medications do not work to kill lice because lice have mutated and are now resistant to the chemicals in lice shampoos. Also lice eggs (nits) have a hard shell that prevents chemicals from penetrating and killing them.