New best practice guidelines for tackling head lice
COMPLETE – This section highlights the importance of repeating the head lice checking process once treatment has been applied, as well as what can be done if the problem won’t go away
Most treatments require them to be repeated seven days after the first application to kill any nymphs which have hatched since the first treatment was applied.The checking process should be repeated a couple of days after treatment to ensure that all the head lice have been killed.
To complete the process, the hair
should be checked again a couple
days after treatment, and the again
on a regular basis