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Elimilice Identified as Atlanta Head Lice Expert

We were thrilled today to be featured as Atlanta's head lice specialist by a prominent reporter from 11 Alive News who came to visit our Atlanta treatment facility, interviewed me, chatted with some of our clients (and even shot some footage of head lice checks and head lice treatments, in action), looked at some viable evidence of  head lice (that we just happened to have pulled off of another … [Read more...]

Head Lice – not just a nuisance for children!

Today, we treated two grandmothers, M, 92 and H, 95 (and three other members of their family).   M had a very very severe case with thousands of nits, multi-staged nymphs and adult lice.  We estimate she’d been inhabited by a fertilized female at least six to eight weeks before (although the place of contraction remains a mystery to the family.)   It appears M passed the case to her daughter, her … [Read more...]

Magic Cure for Head Lice?

This morning, I took my 8 year old to the pediatrician as she was complaining of a headache, earache, sore throat and stomach ache.  She had an ear infection that required antibiotics.  I had a philosophical conversation with our pediatrician about prescribing such because we’d been in on Tuesday for the same complaints and at that time, she tested negative for strep and did not have an ear … [Read more...]

FREE back-to-school head lice checks for Atlanta-area families

In an attempt to curtail the potential spread of head lice in school and daycare environments, Elimilice is offering FREE back-to-school head lice checks for its Facebook fans.                                   … [Read more...]

Head Lice in African American Hair?

There are so many myths and old wives' tales associated with head lice. Many we hear frequently - sometimes several times a day: Head lice jump. Head lice fly. Head lice do not like dirty hair. Head lice can live off the head for two weeks. Head lice nits can hatch after an extended time off the human head. Head lice are killed by chlorine in a pool. Head lice are the signs of a … [Read more...]

School’s Out but the Head Lice Are Not on Vacation

Busy busy busy. We've been seeing lots of children for head checks before they leave for camp, lots of children (and adults) for treatment who took more than their notebooks with them when they finished with school recently and lots of parents purchasing preventative products before they meet with family and friends for out-of-town vacations. We were also recently featured in these local … [Read more...]

Lice free for Mother’s Day?

We've been bombarded with head checks the last couple of days - in our North Druid Hills/North Decatur and Sandy Springs, Atlanta, head lice treatment facilities and in clients' homes.  More than eighty percent have been "negative" for head lice. How about giving yourself (and your children) an early present of a $10 comprehensive head check for Mother's Day?  Wouldn't it be nice to have peace … [Read more...]

Teachers with head lice

Today, we performed school level head checks at a prestigious preschool in Buckhead.   Head lice was detected on a beloved pre-K teacher.  She has college and high-school aged children herself but had never experienced head lice to date. She works with children that are 4 and 5 years old.  She is on the floor with them, they hug her and are very close to her much of the day.  You can bet that … [Read more...]

How the heck do I check for head lice?

So you receive a text from a friend who’s found head lice on her daughter, and your daughter had a sleepover with this friend’s daughter just the week before.  Or you get a notice home from your son’s school that head lice has been found in the class and you’re requested to head check your child for head lice Now what? Your first response (and this really is frequently the first response) is … [Read more...]

Head Lice Services – intown Atlanta

We are thrilled to announce that we've opened our second facility in the North Druid Hills/North Decatur area on Clairmont Road, right across from the entrance to Emory's Clairmont campus. Elimilice was the first head lice removal company with a full service facility in the Atlanta area - opened in Sandy Springs in early 2010, and because of growing demand from Atlanta's "intown" families, … [Read more...]