Dr Obeng: Ghanaian plastic surgeon offers to help Black woman who used permanent glue in her hair

Dr Obeng: Ghanaian plastic surgeon offers to help Black woman who used permanent glue in her hair

- Ghanaian-American plastic surgeon, Dr Michael Obeng, has offered to help a Black woman, Tessica Brown, who used Gorilla Glue to hold down her hair

- Gorilla Glue is a permanent bonding adhesive that is neither meant to be used on the skin nor hair

- Brown has not been able to move her hair for about a month after applying the permanent glue to it

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Renowned Ghanaian-American plastic surgeon, Dr Michael Obeng is offering to help a Louisiana woman who used Gorilla Glue, a permanent bonding adhesive to hold down her hair.

Forty-year-old Tessica Brown went viral on social media after she posted videos on Tik Tok on February 3 expressing regret for using the permanent glue on her hair after she ran out of hairspray.

In the video, Brown, who has been nicknamed the ''Gorilla Glue Girl'' by social media users after her clip went viral revealed her hair has since not moved for about a month despite trying herself and visiting the hospital to get the glue removed.

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Dr Obeng: Ghanaian plastic surgeon offers to help Black woman who used permanent glue in hair
Ghanaian-US plastic surgeon, Dr Michael Obeng, has offered to help the Black woman who used Gorilla Glue, a permanent bonding adhesive to hold down her hair. Image: @crabbimedia
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Brown traveled to the Beverly Hills office of Dr Michael Obeng on Wednesday to get help from the renowned Ghanaian plastic surgeon.

Dr Obeng offered to help after seeing a video Brown posted on TikTok, expressing agony.

''The goal is to be able to dissolve the glue and not burn her scalp,'' Obeng revealed.

Aside from Dr Obeng's benevolence, a GoFundMe page has raised more than $18,000 (GHC104,580.) to support Brown.

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YEN.com.gh previously reported that Dr Michael K Obeng is building a pharmaceutical plant in the country that is worth $11 million.

The renowned Ghanaian medical professional revealed that his underlying motivation behind this project is to strengthen pharmaceutical manufacturing in Africa.

This, according to Dr Obeng is in order to improve public health outcomes and to positively contribute to economic development across the continent.

In other news, Ghanaians are reacting to a list of properties the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin has acquired with his wife as his eight-year marriage falls apart.

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Startling details of Eugene Arhin's assets obtained within four years of serving in Akufo-Addo's government emerged as news broke that his wife, Gloria Assan Arhin, has filed for divorce at the Matrimonial Division of the Accra High Court against him.

The landed properties include 32 apartments at Bubuashie and Tuba, houses at East Legon, AU village, Teshie, and Ada, which Gloria Arhin claims they jointly acquired during their marriage.

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