Lice Specialists Akron OH

Find Lice Specialists in Akron, OH. Whether you’re seeking treatment or looking to schedule a preventative screening, we can connect you with the best dermatologists near you in Akron, OH.

Local Businesses

James A Lehman Jr

300 Locust St Ste 590
Akron, OH 44302

Linda Lee Reed Alston

3085 W Market St Ste 102
Akron, OH 44333

John Pedersen

(330) 253-9161
1 Park West Blvd #350
Akron, OH 44320

Kutnick, Steven L – Akron Ent Assoc Inc

(330) 762-8959
395 E Market St
Akron, OH 44316

Clifford John Vogt Facs

2419 Laurel Valley Dr
Akron, OH 44313

Libecco, James

3085 W Market St Ste 102
Akron, OH 44333

Zetz Michael R & Ash David C Dd Sndhmr R Nl Dds

789 White Pond Drive Suite B
Akron, OH 44320

Whalen, Lauren – University Dermatologists Incorporated

(330) 665-0555
4125 Medina Rd, #200A
Akron, OH 44333

Marsico Sr, Robert E – Marsico Marsico

(330) 869-9200
1867 W Market St, #C2
Akron, OH 44301

Kloss Joseph L

(330) 762-8897
185 W Cedar St
Akron, OH 44301

Sutphen, Dee – Summit Hand Ctr-Crystal Clinic

(330) 668-4055
3925 Embassy Pkwy # 200
Akron, OH 44316

Mostow, Eliot N – Eliot N Mostow Inc

(330) 535-7100
157 W Cedar St # 101
Akron, OH 44316

Pedersen, John C – Pedersen John C

(330) 253-9161
300 Locust St
Akron, OH 44316

Mooney Kenneth E

395 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44304

Mostow, Eliot

157 W Cedar St Ste 101
Akron, OH 44307

Wagner, Douglas S – Wagner Douglas S

(330) 253-9161
300 Locust St
Akron, OH 44316

Gentile Richard D

470 White Pond Drive Suite 100
Akron, OH 44320

Lamkin, Barry

4125 Medina Rd Ste 200A
Akron, OH 44333

Eliot N Mostow Incorporated

(330) 535-7100
157 W Cedar St
Akron, OH 44307

Parker Michael G

300 Locust Street Suite 590
Akron, OH 44302

Lice Specialists FAQ in Akron, OH

Is it possible to only have 1 lice?

Children can have a few nits without actually having a case of head lice. Usually children have no more than 10 to 20 live lice. Good lighting is important when you are checking. Head lice move fast and are hard to see.

How do you get rid of lice permanently?

Benzyl alcohol (Ulesfia). This lotion kills active lice, not eggs. Ivermectin (Sklice). This lotion kills most head lice, even just-hatched lice, with just one use. Malathion (Ovide). This very strong lotion paralyzes and kills lice and some lice eggs. Spinosad (Natroba).

What time of year is lice common?

The peak season for lice infestation is August through October and again in January. Head lice are tiny parasitic insects that feed on human blood. Lice come in three forms: nits (eggs), nymphs (baby lice), and adults. Nits are white or yellowish-brown and about the size of a poppy seed.

What happens if lice gets left untreated?

Untreated head lice may degrade the scalp and affects it health and that of the hair. If the follicles become blocked, then hair loss may occur. It is hard to have well-conditioned hair if it is covered in head lice eggs, lice and bacteria.

Why don’t adults get lice?

Adults are not immune to head lice. In fact, if you have any close contact with children or even parents of children you can be at risk of catching them if they have them. Lice transfer primarily through head to head contact, so you would have to get close to the other person.

How do salons prevent lice?

Ensure that all hair instruments (combs, razors, scissors) come from a container with a disinfectant solution inside. If they are pulled from a drawer, ask if they are new for the day. Hairdressers should wear protective garments like gloves and aprons. This is an easy way to promote cleanliness.

Can doctors do anything for lice?

If nonprescription treatments don’t work, your health care provider can prescribe shampoos or lotions that contain different ingredients. Oral prescription drug. Ivermectin (Stromectol) is available by prescription as a tablet taken by mouth. The oral drug effectively treats lice with two doses, eight days apart.

Can you leave Nix on longer than 10 minutes?

For example, some recommend leaving Nix® on for 4 to 8 HOURS … instead of 10 minutes. Sometimes even overnight under a shower cap. Or they prescribe Elimite® cream for head lice … and leave it on overnight too.

Are lice good for anything?

Parasites such as lice have a role in the conditioning of a ‘natural’ immune system and reducing the likelihood of immune dysfunctions, a study of mice from a Nottinghamshire forest indicates.

How do you get rid of nits once and for all?

wash hair with ordinary shampoo. apply lots of conditioner (any conditioner will do) comb the whole head of hair, from the roots to the ends.