SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 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!"
"Nearly every person who comes through here has tried the name-brand lice shampoos first," said Patricia Willemsen, CEO of Lice Clinics of America San Diego, a clinic serving San Diego county. "They can't understand why the shampoos don't work, but they sure are happy when they leave here an hour later, lice-free."
LCA San Diego, which treats over 80 lice treatments a month, is a Preferred Provider in the Lice Clinics of America network. That means all its technicians are certified AirAllé operators.
LCA San Diego has two locations, one in Clairemont (5858 Mt Alifan Dr., Suite 106, 92111), and Encinitas. (2236 Encinitas Blvd., Suite H, 92024). The clinic is open seven days a week by appointment only. AirAllé treatments there take about an hour, and come with a 30-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: Patricia Willemsen CEO Lice Clinics of America San Diego 858.249.8337
Source:Larada Sciences Inc.