actual photo of head lice from my mobile phone

What Exactly Are Head Lice?

Head lice surfaced over 100,000 years ago.
And head lice only feed on human blood.

actual photo of head lice from my mobile phoneWith this information, its easy to understand that lice can be removed by taking them away from their human host. When the louse is no longer living in human hair, their food source is depleted, and there is not a place where they can lay their eggs.

Head lice infestation is a serious condition that infests 6 to 12 million people each year world wide. Despite the fact that these are microscopic bugs that cannot be detected from a far distance, it’s common for people who are infested to have scratching behind their ears, a red rash on the nape of their neck, and actual bugs that can be seen crawling across the forehead. Read more

Lice removal service for NYC, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island Welcomes Lisa Cooperman’s (owner & operator)
New Head Lice Removal Blog


Having head lice does not mean that you have poor hygiene. Most people get head lice when they have head-to-head contact with someone who has head lice. Head-to-head contact lets the lice crawl at a dramatic speed from one head to another head. Lice do not jump, nor do they fly as they do not have wings.  The lice do not care whether the person has clean hair or dirty hair. The lice are looking for human blood, which they need to survive. Without a human host, head lice cannot survive. Read more