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Clinic in Petaluma Kills Pesticide-Resistant Lice

PETALUMA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beware the Super Lice! That's the headline on news stories from many of the largest media organizations today.





Dr. Kyong Yoon, who has researched pesticide resistance in head lice since the 1990s released an update showing that head lice in 83 percent of the states he sampled—including California —now have gene mutations making them resistant to pesticides in the most popular lice shampoos.

Parents around the country are no doubt slapping their heads and saying, "So that's why I couldn't get rid of my kid's lice infestation!"

Lucky for them, there is Lice Clinics of America, a professional lice service that kills head lice with heated air using AirAllé, a patented, FDA-cleared medical device.

"Nearly every person who comes through here has tried the name-brand lice shampoos first," said Darlene Kittrell, owner of Lice Clinics of America, North Bay, a Northern California-based lice clinic. "They can't understand why the shampoos don't work, but they sure are happy when they leave here an hour later, lice-free."

Lice Clinics of America North Bay, which treats over 100 lice treatments a month, is a Preferred Provider in the Lice Clinics of America network. That means all its technicians are certified AirAllé operators.

Lice Clinics of America North Bay is located at 159 Lynch Creek Way in Petaluma, CA. The clinic is open seven days a week by appointment only. AirAllé treatments there take about an hour, and come with a 14-day guarantee.

With 85 U.S. clinics and 105 international clinics, Lice Clinics of America is the largest network of professional head-lice-treatment centers in the world. Lice Clinics of America and AirAllé are brands owned by Larada Sciences, Inc.

CONTACT: Darlene Kittrell Owner of Lice Clinics of America North Bay 415-328-1350

Source:Larada Sciences Inc.