Throughout the course of their lives, people might spend several hours studying their hair in the mirror, but that qualifies very few of them to be trichologists. The branch of medicinal science known as trichology focuses on the study of the hair and scalp, and it’s a field that Agape Jordan is intimately familiar with, thanks to her certification. She puts her knowledge to use creating gentle, hair-restorative scalp treatments free of harsh chemicals. They are suited for those who suffer from a hair-loss disease such as lupus or those in the midst of chemotherapy.
She complements her specialized head-dressing treatments with skin-pampering services for all. Her epidermal services emphasize acne treatments, vitamin C restorative facials, and anti-aging treatments designed to repel the chief causes of aging: homework, bosses, and the undeniable loveliness of Florida.
Dr. Sandra Brown has won several awards for her groundbreaking research in the treatment of hair loss and acne scars, including Michiganian of the Year in 1998. Her work is based in Ayurvedic medicine, a natural approach to health believed to restore the body's equilibrium.
Using a patented gel that she developed herself, Dr. Brown stimulates hair follicles to grow thicker and faster, reversing hair loss caused by alopecia, genetic thinning, and stress. A proprietary chemical peel helps eliminate acne and acne scars, and a facial peel treats darks spots, uneven tone, and other signs of aging, such as frown lines caused by thinking about that no-goodnik General Custer.
Not only does Images International cut hair, it also grows it. The LaserTek 9000 Hair Therapy laser emits low-level light, causing a chain reaction of cell repair. This microscopic round of dominoes eventually leads to hair regrowth, and Image International's team of tight-knit technicians has revitalized dozens of scalps on both men and women. Once clients have thicker heads of hair, stylists can cut it into chic styles and use the trimmings to make friendship bracelets. The salon's other treatments for hair loss include permagraphs, prostheses, and professional wigs customized to each scalp.
Dr. Ayoub Sayeg reshapes his clients' faces and bodies with plastic surgery techniques he had been honing since completing his plastic surgery residency at Wayne State in 2000. Over the past decade or so, he has published a number of articles on plastic surgery and has become a member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He draws upon this experience to enhance bosoms, minimize tummies, and shorten noses of lying puppets and real live humans at Sayeg Plastic Surgery Center.
As the models of the African World Festival’s Detroit Rocks the Runway fashion show sauntered down the runway at Hart Plaza, some onlookers had to remind themselves that the show was about clothing. The hairstyling team nearly stole the show with their gravity-defying styles, but one could hardly blame them. After all, they’re used to doing the same every day at Zenru the salon, a multicultural salon where they specialize in adding color and texture to ethnic hair. Beyond flattering cuts and styles, their menu of services includes color retouches and personalized deep-conditioning treatments. Perms transform straight strands into crowns of bouncy curls, and sew-in extensions give hair enough length to double as a carpet when walking backward across dirty floors.
During his 22-year tenure as director of Bloomfield Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center, board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Gregory Roche has constantly refined his practice, channeling years of ongoing education and training into more than 7,500 cosmetic surgeries. The Detroit native's career spans more than 30 years, during which he has treated the familiar faces and bodies of sports stars, models, and area Elvis impersonators and dispensed his expert opinion on Fox 2 News and radio programs such as such as WRIF's The Drew and Mike Show. One of his current interests is the efficacy of low-level lasers in body contouring, and his studies on the subject have found expression in multiple medical publications and clinical trials since the new millennium. Like all committed specialists and professional parachute testers, he rarely leaves his work at the office and has served as department chairman at the McLaren Medical Center and as a member of the American Board of Examiners, which oversees the certification of new physicians in facial plastic surgery.
A team of aestheticians and technicians augments Dr. Roche's specialization in surgery with FDA?cleared, non-invasive procedures designed to reduce combined circumference and reveal healthy, youthful faces. The facility's commitment to staying at the forefront of the aesthetic industry has led it to surpass its own state-of-the-art work with lasers and bio-identical hormones. The Center collaborates with American CryoStem to harvest and store adult stem cells, which patients may retrieve later for use in cosmetic or regenerative therapies.