Women & hair loss: a silent struggle

Published On: May 21 2013 09:58:54 AM EDT   Updated On: May 22 2013 11:06:09 AM EDT

Hair loss is affecting more and more women, including Local 4's Paula Tutman.

She is sharing her story to help shine a light on what is a silent struggle for many women.

Local 4's Paula Tutman has teamed up with medical expert Dr. Frank McGeorge and Ruth to the Rescue's Ruth Spencer to report on women and hair loss.

The following is a list of contacts from the special reports to make it easier for you to find resources on this topic:

Dr. Bobbi Edwards
Michigan S.K.I.N. Associates
24901 Northwestern Hwy #214,
Southfield, MI 48075
(248) 483-8488
Area of expertise:  Dermatologist and Dermatologic surgeon with special interest in alopecia and thinning hair.

Dr. G. Patterson- Family Practitioner
Bethesda Holistic Center
21415 Civic Center Drive, Suite 111
Southfield, MI 48076
Email: pattersongmd@gmail.com
Area of expertise: Hair loss specialist.

Pam Dave
(313) 617-8371
Email: yrztruly51@gmail.com
Area of expertise: International Hair Distributor/ Wig Consultants

Annette Miles
Indis Salon
(248) 557-4322
Area of expertise: Specializing in healthy hair care cuts colors up do hairstyles, hair weave extensions.

Tony Powell
Tony Powell Designs
888-847-2630, (313) 717-4796
email: tony.prohair@yahoo.com
Area of expertise: Specialty: healthy hair , hair cutting and coloring.
Carmel Kinney
(313) 372-2986
Area of expertise: Healthy hair care. FLAT-IRON FREE ZONE! Chemical straighteners are strongly discouraged.  I work with women and their natural hair with minimal heat and a gentle touch to restore dry, brittle, broken and mistreated hair.  New Appointments Wednesdays and Thursdays only.
Raydiance Tru-fit Wigs and Hair Pieces:
Lisa Desjardin
Heather Darwish
Raydiance For Women
5799 West Maple Rd., Suite 167.
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
(248) 855-8845
Area of expertise: Raydiance for Women is a custom hair replacement design center for women who are experiencing hair loss due to genetics, female pattern baldness, alopecia or hair loss due to chemo-therapy.  We will create a custom design and hand crafted hairpiece for your individual needs.  We will do all of this for you in a supportive and caring environment.

Dr. Tina Pickett-Baisden
Bingham Farms Dermatology
31500 Telegraph Rd, Suite 130
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
(248) 433-3803
Area of Expertise: Board-certified dermatologist specializes in general and cosmetic dermatology and skin of color.

Henry Ford’s Multicultural Dermatology Clinic
Patients may call (313) 916.2151 for an appointment
Area of Expertise: offers specialized treatment for women and men who develop hair loss called alopecia.

Dr. Grace Patterson, MD
Bethesda W Holistic Center
21415 Civic Center Drive Suite 111
(248) 356-1111
Area of Expertise: Family medicine and a speciality in hair loss.


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