“Sometimes fathers are the unsung heroes in families when it comes to head lice,” said David Florsheim owner of Lice Clinics of America Racine. “When moms and kids are frantic, dad is often left to assure them that everything will be okay.”
Not that dads can’t worry and be a bit frantic themselves. “There’s also times when desperate dads bring the family or a child in for treatment,” David said. “Our message to all of them is, ‘your panic ends here.’”
This Father’s Day, Lice Clinics of America – Racine is saluting these caring dads. The clinic is one of David’s leading head lice treatment centers and the exclusive provider of lice treatment using AirAllé®, an FDA-cleared Class 1 medical device that has been clinically proven to kill live lice and more than 99 percent of eggs (nits). AirAllé uses carefully controlled heated air to dehydrate lice and eggs. Treatment takes about an hour and is guaranteed to be effective.
“We want dads to know that with the AirAllé device their family can be lice-free in an hour,” David said. “Traditional treatments can take weeks, and, in many cases, they don’t work because most lice have become immune to the pesticides and chemicals.”
David is referring to a study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology that found that 98 percent of lice in most of the United States have developed a genetic resistance to pyrethroids, the class of pesticides used in traditional lice products. Pyrethroids have also been linked to developmental and behavior issues in children. The AirAllé medical device is effective against pyrethroid-resistant lice and non-resistant lice because it doesn’t rely on pesticides or chemicals. The AirAllé device uses only heat and air and is 100 percent chemical free and FDA-approved.
“We want to make sure that parents, both dads and moms, know the facts about head lice and their treatment,” David urged. “Our solution is medically and clinically proven to be effective. Come to our clinic and you are guaranteed to be lice free in just an hour!.”
AirAllé itself was invented by a dad faced with the problem of head lice. A University of Utah research team was studying bird lice and found that the lice struggled to survive in the arid desert climate and often died of dehydration. When the daughter of one of the researchers got head lice, and traditional treatments continued to fail, he turned the research team’s focus to finding a way to dehydrate head lice instead. The idea for AirAllé was born, and after 10 years of development and trials, the device was cleared by the FDA as a safe and effective treatment for head lice.
To date, AirAllé has treated some 650,000 cases of head lice with a success rate of more than 99 percent.
Lice Clinics of America – Racine also offers a complete line of pesticide-free, home lice treatment and prevention products that are also guaranteed to be effective when used as directed.
“The best lice treatment of course is to try to prevent your children from getting lice in the first place,” David remarked. “Our preventive shampoos and sprays serve as a lice repellant and, like mosquito repellant, they keep the bugs away from your children before they have a chance to cause a problem.”
The Racine clinic is one of 330 Lice Clinics of America treatment centers in 35 countries, making it the world’s largest network of professional lice treatment centers and individuals.
For more information on head lice and how to treat it in the Green Bay area, including Caledonia, Oak Creek, and Sturtevant contact Lice Clinics of America – Green Bay. You can find us on the web at liceclinicsracine.com and on the phone at 262-586-4006. Our heated removal process is the only guaranteed way to remove head lice in 1 quick, easy, and safe treatment, so your kids and family members can get back to the things they enjoy.