LAHRC Workshop 2023, April 28-30th



Neptunian Clubhouse: Manhattan Beach, CA

7:00am – 7:15amBussing of Attendees(From Hotel to Clubhouse)
7:15am – 7:30amRegistration/Check-In(Coffee, Tea, & Pastries)
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 Francisco Le Voci

7:45am – 7:55amHair Follicles and Scalp AnatomyShadi Zari
7:55am – 8:10amDonor Area Evaluation and MathPaul Rose
8:10am – 8:17amDonor AssessmentChristian Bisanga
8:17am – 8:24amThe Safe Donor AreaSanusi Umar
8:24am – 8:34am

Overharvested Donor: Causes and


Shady El Maghraby
8:34am – 8:44amFUE-Linear Strip Excision ComboBisanga
8:44am – 8:54amBeard and Body Donor Area ManagementKavish Chouhan
8:54am – 9:04amAfro Hair FUE Challenges: My Experience (Past & Present)Maria Marta Zollinger
9:04am – 9:14amQ&A 
9:14am – 9:34amBreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee & Tea)

Part 2: Instrumentation and Methods

Moderated by William Rassman and Luis Nader

9:34am – 9:41am

Various Types of Follicular Injuries in FUE TransplantLuis Nader
9:41am – 9:48amMechanisms of Graft Trauma in FUESanusi Umar
9:48am – 9:58amMultimodal – Compound Movement in FUE – WhyRoberto Trivellini
9:58am – 10:05amAn Overview of FUE Punches and FUE DevicesSanusi Umar

10:05am – 10:15am    

Optimizing Robotic FUE with Hand Held FUE DevicesAron Nusbaum
10:15am – 10:22amFUE Donor Classification for Predicting FUE Difficulty Level Sanusi Umar
10:22am – 10:32amSkin Responsive FUE for All-Purpose FUESanusi Umar
10:32am – 10:42amLong Hair FUETayfun Oğuzoğlu
10:42am – 10:52amMy First Experience with Skin Responsive FUE: The Perspective of an Experienced FUE PractitionerJuan Maldonado
10:52am – 11:02amQ&A 
11:02am – 11:25amBreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee & Tea)


Part 3: Instruments and Donor-Challenged Cases

Moderated by Anastasios Vekris and Roberto Trivellini

11:25am – 11:35am

FUE Ergonomics Considerations

Francisco Le Voci

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 – 12:00pm

Dense Packing using Direct Hair Implantation

Felix Popescu


12:00pm – 12:07pm

New Technique of Pen Implantation (DHI)

Tayfun Oğuzoğlu

12:07pm – 12:17pm

Art and Science of Hairline Design

Waris Anwar

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

Gaurang Krishna

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 – 1:55pm        Anesthesia in Hair TransplantationAnastasios Vekris
1:55pm – 2:05pmHair Transplant Complications and Their Management Bruno Szyferman
2:05pm – 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 PractitionerBruno Szyferman
2:23pm – 2:38pmWhen Not to Transplant: A Trichoscopy GuideRatchathorn Panchaprateep
2:38pm – 2:48pmScarring Alopecias and Their ManagementAchiamah Osei-Tutu
2:48pm – 2:55pmApproach to Hair Transplantation in Cicatricial AlopeciaKavish Chouhan
2:55pm – 3:05pmLow Hair Transplant Yield: Decoding The X FactorSanusi 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 LossShadi Zari
3:22pm – 3:29pmThe Role of Mesotherapy in Hair Loss TreatmentCarolina Palacio
3:29pm – 3:36pmExperience with Use of Botanicals 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 TreatmentRyan Welter
3:52pm – 4:02pmThe State of Hair Cloning TodayRattapon Thuangtong
4:02pm – 4:12pmScalp Micropigmentation (SMP)
William Rassman
4:12pm – 4:22pmAllogenic Hair TransplantationFelix Popescu
4:22pm – 4:29pmThe Art and Science of Crown DesignAntonia Andriopoulou
4:29pm – 4:45pm


4:45pm – 5:00pmFinal BreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee & Tea)

Cocktail Reception

5:00pm – 6:00pmCocktail HourDrinks, Music, & Charcuterie-Style Hors d’oeuvres
6:00pm – 6:30pmBussing of Attendees(From Clubhouse to Hotel)


Live Surgery

                                                                    Moderated by Paul Rose, Anastasios Vekris 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)

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

Tayfun Oğuzoğlu, Alex Gonzalez, Juan Maldonado and Sanusi Umar

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

Sanusi Umar, 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


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, Alex Gonzalez, Christian Bisanga, Kavish Chouhan, Özlem Biçer, Miguel Martí, William Rassman, Juan Maldonado, Paul Rose, Rattapon Thuangtong, 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 – 10:30am       BreakExhibitor Visitation (Coffee & Tea)
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 & Tea)
1:30pm – 1:45pmPresentation of CertificatesAttendees can change out of scrubs