Head lice infamously cause stress, disgust, and embarrassment for millions of parents whose kids get infested each year. Fortunately, parents in Longview no longer have to worry about treating the bugs themselves thanks to the opening of a new clinic, Lice Clinics of America.
Lice Clinics of America – Longview (http://www.liceclinicseasttexas.com) provides screening, diagnosis and treatment options for people infested with head lice. The clinic is staffed by certified operators of the AirAllé device, an FDA-cleared medical device that kills head lice and lice eggs using just heated air. In clinical trials, the AirAllé was found to kill live lice and more than 99 percent of eggs (nits). Most treatments take about an hour and are guaranteed to be effective.
This is the third clinic of owners Matt and Heather Smith. They opened their first clinic in Lufkin in 2016, and a second clinic in Tyler in 2017.
Last year Texas passed Senate Bill 1566, a law that requires schools to notify all students in a classroom where a child has been found to have lice. “More and more families are seeking treatment and finding out about our one-and-done cure for head lice, and we’re expanding again to meet demand,” Heather said.