Know the
Facts of Lice

Know the Facts of Lice

Lice Clinic of Metro East knows how stressful lice can be! Our team is dedicated to providing effective and hassle-free lice removal solutions to alleviate the burden and restore peace of mind.

When You Have a Case of Lice, Trust the Professionals

Dealing with lice can be an irritating and stressful experience, even though they don’t cause significant health issues. Few people would choose to live with a lice infestation and allow the problem to worsen. The fact is that these are pests living on your body and they can spread easily from even the slightest close contact with another person. These tiny insects thrive in human hair, feeding on blood from the scalp and laying eggs that adhere firmly to the hair shafts. Though lice infestations are common, they should be addressed swiftly to avoid spreading and discomfort. If you suspect a lice infestation or need effective treatment, look no further than the Lice Clinic of Metro East in Maryville, IL. Our team of professionals is equipped with all the necessary tools and products to efficiently tackle any lice case. 

You can trust us to ensure your family and home are lice-free, allowing you to focus on what truly matters. Contact us today to experience peace of mind and swift relief from lice-related worries.

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Our Services & Lice Awareness

What We Offer

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Screening & Prevention

Upon receiving a notice about lice cases among those in contact with your child, it’s vital to take immediate action. Contact the Lice Clinic of Metro East for a screening to prevent further complications.

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Treatments & Pricing

Lice Clinic of Metro East offers safe and non-toxic treatments for lice and nits removal, with our skilled clinicians providing personalized solutions for immediate relief from lice infestations.

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Schools & Camps

Get professional help for lice infestations in schools and camps from the Lice Clinic of Metro East. Our programs include on-site visits, non-toxic treatment, and a guarantee of a lice-free environment.

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At Home Lice Clean-Up

Lice Clinic of Metro East has created an At Home Lice Clean-Up guide that helps parents with step-by-step instructions on how to identify and treat lice using inexpensive and chemical-free home remedies.

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Lice Education

Having lice is tough, but knowing the facts and proper treatment is key. Seek help from experts like the Lice Clinic of Metro East for safe and efficient treatments to eliminate lice and nits.

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Our Policies

At Lice Clinic of Metro East, we prioritize the well-being of our clients. Our policies guarantee a safe and effective lice treatment experience, maintaining a high standard of care for all our valued clients.

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Understanding Lice

How Do You Get Lice?

Head lice are tiny wingless insects. They live among human hairs and feed on blood from the scalp. They cannot fly or jump, but they can crawl quickly at a rate of 9 inches per minute. An adult louse is very tiny: about the size of a sesame seed. Females are larger and can lay up to eight eggs (nits) every day. Nits hatch within 6-9 days. These “nymphs” take another 8-9 days to grow to maturity and begin reproducing again. Lice and nits are usually located on the back of the head near the neckline or behind the ears. They may also be in the eyelashes or eyebrows. Lice can live up to 30 days on the head, but only 1-2 days if removed from the host.

Head lice are transmitted from one person to another through direct head-to-head contact. Activities like hugging, sleeping in the same bed, or sharing brush, comb, backpack, or clothes from someone infected with lice can transfer them as well. Pets don’t get human lice or vice versa because lice are species-specific. Contrary to some opinions, getting lice is not the result of a lack of hygiene or a dirty environment. Lice need blood to survive, and they don’t care if it’s from a clean or dirty head. Lice do not transmit disease either, though the itching they cause can lead to head-scratching, which can sometimes cause infections.

Why Choose a Lice Professional


Lice experts have specialized knowledge & expertise in identifying and treating lice infestations, ensuring effective solutions.


Lice professionals meticulously comb through the hair to remove lice and nits, leaving no room for any remaining pests.

Safe & Effective

 Lice professionals use safe and approved products to eliminate lice, protecting your health and well-being.

Reduced Risk

Lice professionals ensure comprehensive treatment, reducing the chances of lice returning and spreading to others.

Time Saving

Professional lice treatments are typically faster and more efficient than DIY methods, saving you time and frustration.


Lice professionals maintain strict confidentiality, ensuring your privacy during the treatment process.

Education & Prevention

Lice professionals educate on preventive measures to avoid lice infestations and educate on management.

Peace of Mind

Hiring a lice professional provides peace of mind by knowing experts are handling the situation effectively.

Exceptional Service


Effective Lice Treatment

Our 3-step process featuring exclusive heated air technology boasts over 99% effectiveness in eliminating lice and their eggs. Contact Lice Clinic of Metro East today at 618.929.2099 to speak with a lice specialist and explore the lice treatment options available in the Metro East.


Safe, Fast, & Easy

Experience the effectiveness of our exclusive heated air treatment that eliminates lice and eggs in just one treatment. * We take pride in our professional lice removal service and offer a guarantee: in the rare event of a heated treatment failure, we provide a FREE 30-day re-treatment at our clinic.


Affordable & Attentive

Our lice clinic provides affordable and attentive services with a dedicated team, ensuring effective and personalized lice removal for peace of mind. We prioritize your comfort, offering top-notch care and affordable pricing to help your family get rid of lice with ease.