LAHRC Workshop 2022, March 3-5th



Neptunian Clubhouse: Manhattan Beach, CA

7:00am – 7:15amBussing of attendees(From hotel to Clubhouse)
7:15am – 7:30amRegistration/Check-In(Coffee, tea, pastries available)
7:30am – 7:45am

Welcome Introductions: Mission Workshop Objective

Introductions: Learner Objectives and Disclosures

Sanusi Umar

Part 1: Donor Management and Instrumentation

Moderated by Paul Rose and Otavio Boaventura

7:45am – 7:55amHair Follicles and Scalp AnatomyOtavio Boaventura
7:55am – 8:10amDonor Area Evaluation and MathPaul Rose
8:10am – 8:17amDonor Assessment Using Tricholab/FotofinderChristian Bisanga
8:17am – 8:24amThe Safe Donor AreaSanusi Umar
8:24am – 8:34am

Overharvested Donor: Causes and


Ken Williams
8:34am – 8:44amFUE-Linear Strip Excision ComboKen Williams
8:44am – 8:54amBeard and Body Donor Area ManagementKavish Chouhan
8:54am – 9:04amAfro Hair FUE Challenges: My SolutionsMaria Marta Zollinger
9:04am – 9:14amQ&A 
9:14am – 9:34amBreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee and tea available)

Part 2: Instrumentation and Methods

Moderated by Tayfun Oğuzoğlu and William Rassman 

9:34am – 9:41am

Various Types of Follicular Injuries in FUE TransplantOtavio Boaventura
9:41am – 9:48amMechanisms of Graft Trauma in FUESanusi Umar
9:48am – 9:58amAn Overview of FUE Punches and FUE DevicesSanusi Umar
9:58am – 10:05amNon-Rotary Punch Technique for Beard FUEÖzgür Öztan

10:05am – 10:15am    

Robotic Hair Transplantation: Present and FutureRattapon Thuangtong
10:15am – 10:22amFUE by Manual TechniqueKaan Pekiner
10:22am – 10:32amSkin Responsive FUE = All-Purpose FUE Device (Typical head, Afro, body and long hair FUE)Sanusi Umar
10:32am – 10:42amLong Hair FUETayfun Oğuzoğlu
10:42am – 10:52amMy First Experience with Zeus UGraft: The Perspective of an Experienced FUE PractitionerJuan Maldonado
10:52am – 11:02amQ&A 
11:02am – 11:25amBreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee and tea available)


Part 3: Instruments and Donor-Challenged Cases

Moderated by Özgür Öztan and Kavish Chouhan

11:25am – 11:35am

FUE Ergonomics Considerations

Sanusi Umar

11:35am – 11:45am

Implanters: Overview, Present and Future

William Rassman

11:45am – 11:50am

Causes of Poor Yield in Hair Transplants

Özlem Biçer

11:50am – 11:55am

Stick and Place Method

Özgür Öztan

11:55am – 12:00pm

Stick and Place Method

Kaan Pekiner

12:00pm – 12:07pm

New Technique of Pen Implantation (DHI)

Tayfun Oğuzoğlu

12:07pm – 12:17pm

Art and Science of Hairline Design

Kavish Chouhan

12:17pm – 12:30pm

How to Handle Severe Baldness Restoration: Beard and Body Hair Transplantation

Sanusi Umar

12:30pm – 12:40pm

How to Plan & Execute Revision Transplant

Kavish Chouhan

12:40pm – 12:50pm

Facial and Beard Restoration

Alex Gonzalez

12:50pm – 12:55pm

Eyelash Restoration

Sanusi Umar

12.55pm – 1:00pm

Eyebrow Restoration

Alex Gonzalez

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Lunch and Q&A

COVID-Friendly Lunchboxes

                                                                                     Part 4: Safety Considerations and Beyond Transplants

Moderated by Miguel Martí and Ricardo Mejia

1:45pm – 1:52pm        Anesthesia in Hair TransplantationRicardo Mejia
1:52pm – 1:59pmHair Transplant Complications and Their Management Christian Bisanga
1:59pm – 2:06pmSafety in Hair Transplantation During COVIDRattapon Thuangtong
2:06pm – 2:16pmSafe Hair Transplant Clinic Set-Up and Procedures: From Consultation to Operation to DischargeCarolina Palacio
2:16pm – 2:23pmHair Transplant Training: Updating Skills and Techniques for the Staff and PractitionerTayfun Oğuzoğlu
2:23pm – 2:38pmWhen Not to Transplant: A Trichoscopy Guide (Virtual)Antonella Tosti
2:38pm – 2:48pmScarring Alopecias and Their ManagementAchiamah Osei-Tutu
2:48pm – 2:55pmApproach to Hair Transplantation in Cicatricial AlopeciaKavish Chouhan
2:55pm – 3:05pmAcne Keloidalis Nuchae, Folliculitis Decalvans: Comprehensive Treatment Approach for Long-Term RemissionSanusi Umar
3:05pm – 3:15pmPharmacological Option in AGA (Old and New Trends)Miguel Martí
3:15pm – 3:22pmThe Use of Autologous Cellular Micrografting / Regenera Activa in the Management of Pattern Hair Loss (Virtual)Shadi Zari
3:22pm – 3:29pmMesotherapy with Bicalutamide and Dutasteride in AGAMiguel Martí
3:29pm – 3:36pmRole of Nanofat Micrografting in Hair Loss TreatmentSanusi Umar
3:36pm – 3:45pmMy Experience with Autologous Cell: Autologous Follicular Micrografting in Combination with Hair TransplantationTayfun Oğuzoğlu
3:45pm – 3:52pmThe Role of Regenerative Medical Procedures in hair loss treatment.Achiamah Osei-Tutu
3:52pm – 4:02pmThe State of Hair Cloning TodayRattapon Thuangtong
4:02pm – 4:12pmScalp Micropigmentation (SMP)
William Rassman
4:12pm – 4:22pmExperience with use of Botanicals in Hair Loss TreatmentSanusi Umar
4:22pm – 4:45pmQ&A 
4:45pm – 5:00pmFinal BreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee and tea available)

Cocktail Reception

5:00pm – 6:00pmCocktail HourDrinks, music, and charcuterie-style hors d’oeuvres
6:00pm – 6:30pmBussing of attendees(From Clubhouse to hotel)


Live Surgery

                                                                                     Moderated by Paul Rose and Kavish Chouhan

 Dr. U Hair and Skin Clinic: Manhattan Beach, CA


7:45am – 8:00am

Attendees arrive and change into scrubs

(Coffee, tea, pastries available)

8:00am – 1:30pm

All Surgeries

  • 8:00am – 11:00am   
      • FUE
  • 11:30am – 1:30pm
    • Implantation

Case #1

Shaven Head FUE and Long Hair FUE with Manual Implantation


Afro Hair FUE and Use of Dull Implanters for Implantation

Surgery Performed by Dr. Sanusi Umar and staff:

Explained by 

Tayfun Oğuzoğlu, Otavio Boaventura, and Juan Maldonado 

11:00am – 11:30am


Exhibitor Visitation (Coffee and tea available)

  • 8:00am – 11:00am
      • FUE
  • 11:30am – 1:30pm
  • Implantation

Case #2

Afro Hair FUE and Use of Dull Implanters for Implantation


Afro Hair FUE and Use of Dull Implanters for Implantation

Surgery Performed by Dr. Sanusi Umar and staff:

Explained by 

Achiamah Osei-Tutu, Maria Marta Zollinger,
and Alex Gonzalez

1:30pm – 1:37pm

No Shave Hair Transplantation in Women Using Long Hair
for Result Preview

Marcelo Pitchon

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Lunch and Q&ACOVID-Friendly Lunchboxes 
2:30pm – 3:00pmAdjourn

Attendees can change out of scrubs

                                                                        GALA Dinner

                                                                                                            Bluewater Grill

                                                                                        665 N Harbor Dr, Redondo Beach, CA 90277


7:00pm – 11:00 PM


Doors open at 7:00 PM, festivies will begin shortly, end of dinner at 11:00 PM



Cadaver Lab

                                                                         Moderated by Paul Ross, Christopher Bisanga and Ricardo Mejia

Dr. U Skin & Hair Clinic

7:45am – 8:00amAttendees arrive and change into scrubs(Coffee, tea, pastries available)

Fresh Frozen Cadaver Lab

Sanusi Umar, Tayfun Oğuzoğlu, Özgür Öztan, Alex Gonzalez, Christian Bisanga, Kavish Chouhan, Özlem Biçer, Miguel Martí, William Rassman, Juan Maldonado, Paul Rose, Rattapon Thuangtong, Kaan Pekiner, Maria Marta Zollinger

8:00am – 10:00am      

Practice Specimens

  • Shaven FUE (straight to wavy hair type) using mechanical and manual method
  • Non Shaven FUE
  • Afro-textured FUE
  • Beard Hair FUE
Attendees will visit stations and practice skills with faculty members
10:00am – 10:05am       BreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee and tea available)
10:05am – 10:30am       BreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee and tea available)
10:30am – 12:30pm

Practice Specimens

  • Body Hair FUE
  • Manual Implantation
  • Implantation using implanters
  • Hairline design
  • Eyebrow restoration demo
  • Beard hair restoration demo
Skills stations continued
12:30pm – 12:37pmHair Transplant Surgery of the Crown AreaGaurav Garg
12:37pm – 1:00pmLunch and Q&A 
1:00pm – 1:30pmBreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee and tea available)
1:30pm – 1:45pmPresentation of CertificatesAttendees can change out of scrubs