Robi Comb to electronically "zap" head lice
Some parents and school nurses are now using Robi Comb to electronically "zap" head lice.
Robi Comb runs off a AA battery. It detects lice in the hair and zaps them with a small electrical charge.
It's available OTC and costs about $30.
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