Entries by Lice Clinics of America Connecticut

How Did My Child Get Head Lice?

    Head lice are a growing problem in the United States. Many parents confronted with an infestation have never dealt with head lice because they never had lice as children. But as many as 12 million children between the ages of 3 and 11 get head lice each year in the United States, according […]

Our Newest Location: 11 Stony Hill Road in Bethel

Stephanie Knecht knew there had to be a better way to treat head lice. “Most of the over-the-counter and prescription drug products are ineffective and the repetitive treatments and lengthy comb outs seemed like such an unnecessary strain on both children and parents,” Knecht said. “The whole process can be overwhelming and frustrating to families, […]

Unsuspecting moms cause spread of lice

Most moms want the best for their children and are diligent about keeping them safe and healthy. When they discover their child has head lice they often become desperate and frantically search for a cure. Unfortunately, there is a lot of incorrect information out there. Well-meaning friends or relatives might suggest home treatments such as mayonnaise […]

Share Songs & Stories At Camp, Not Pillows

Summer camp conjures images of singing songs around the campfire and sharing stories and s’mores. But there are things kids should be cautioned about sharing at camp in order to prevent them from contracting head lice, says Dr. Krista Lauer, Medical Director at Lice Clinics of America. “Head lice spread primarily through head-to-head or hair-to-hair […]

CT & MA Parents & School Professionals: New Study Links Chemicals in OTC Head Lice Treatments to Abnormal Behavior in Children

A new study published in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine has linked a common chemical found in head lice treatments to behavioral difficulties in children. More reasons why you should entrust Lice Clinics of America Connecticut for head lice removal. We never use toxic chemicals or pesticides – just heated air! Click here to […]