Scientific Program

Date: 8th Feb 2019
Time: 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Venue: Indore Marriott Hotel at H-2, Scheme No 54, Meghdoot Garden, Vijay Nagar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452010
Session 1 Time Topic – Basic biology and Assessment of hair loss Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
02:00 PM – 02:50 PM 7 mins Patient assessment Dr Narendra Patwardhan Dr. Sanjiv Vasa, Dr Robert True and Dr. Atul Kated 1. Patient assessment tools
2. To understand the difference in the follicle physiology between scalp and other non-scalp area
3. How this will impact hair restoration using non scalp hair
4. Understanding the aesthetics and anatomy of non-scalp areas requiring restoration like – eyebrow, eyelash, beard and mustache
10 mins Trichoscopy Dr. Rachita Dhurat
7 mins Non-scalp hair biology as compared to scalp hair Dr. Manjot Marwah
7 mins Aesthetics of facial hair – Eyebrow, mustache and beard Dr. Sajal Halder
7 mins Eyelash anatomy and aesthetics Dr. Sukhbir Singh
12 mins Q&A  
Session 2 Time Topic – Pharmacology for hair restoration Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
02:50 PM-03:30 PM 7 mins Role of Minoxidil in hair loss management today Dr. Puli Reddy Dr. Narendra Patwardhan, Dr. Lakshyajit Dhami and Dr. Dilip Hemnani 1. Review the role of finasteride and minoxidil in pattern hair loss
2. The importance of pharmacological therapy before and after surgery
3. To get an update on the status of Finasteride (w.r.t to Post finasteride syndrome) in the practice of hair restoration
4. To get clarity on whether empirical use of nutrients benefits hair loss patients
5. To look at newer drugs in clinical trials on the anvil for hair loss management
7 mins Evidence based guidelines for AGA management Dr Mysore Venkatram
7 mins Role of nutrients in managing hair loss Dr. R J Rajput
10 mins Newer pharmacological interventions for hair loss Dr. Rachita Dhurat
9 mins Q&A  
Session 3 Time Topic – Surgical restoration Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
03:30 PM – 04:25 PM 7 mins Estimating recipient area requirements Dr. Ramachandran Dr. Kuldeep Saxena, Dr. Sandeep Sattur and Dr. Sanjay Kucharia 1. This session addresses the indications and contra-indications for hair transplantation
2. Pre-operative assessment
3. Delegates will learn the elements essential to creating a natural hairline for both men and women and be able to counsel patients regarding what will look most appropriate as they possibly lose more hair
4. Safe donor area & permanence of donor follicles
7 mins Hair line design in advanced and evolving hair loss Dr. Manoj Khanna
7 mins Large sessions of hair transplant indications and contra-indications Dr. Kavish Chohan
7mins Vertex restoration – tips and tricks for better long term results Dr. Suneet Soni
7mins Emergencies in Hair transplantation Dr. Vasan
10mins Hair Restoration in Acid Burn victims Dr Asim Shahmalak
10 mins Q & A  
Panel Discussion Time Topic Speaker Moderator Learner objectives
04:30 PM – 05:10 PM 30 Minutes Would you prescribe Finasteride to your patient? Dr. Mysore Venkatram, Dr. Rachita Dhurat, Dr. Rajesh Rajput and Dr Manoj Khanna. Dr. Robert True Dr. Trivellini Dr Sandeep Sattur 1. Whether it is safe to use Finasteride in patients and what is its role today in management of MPHL
05:15 PM – 06:30 PM BOG MEETING
Grand Ballroom Hall, Indore Marriott
Date: 9th Feb 2019
Time: 08:30 am to 05:30 pm
Venue: Indore Marriott Hotel at H-2, Scheme No 54, Meghdoot Garden, Vijay Nagar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452010
08:30 AM – 08:40 AM Lecture by Dr. Sanjiv Vasa – Role of Stress in causing hair loss and ways to manage it
Session 5 Time Topic Surgical restoration – Strip harvest Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
08:45 AM – 09:35 AM 7 mins Improving outcomes with strip harvest – Tips and tricks Dr. Manoj Khanna Dr. Ramachandran, Dr. Aman Dua and Dr. Seema Garg 1. Describe the advantages of strip harvest
2. How donor harvest can be amplified by combing strip harvest with FUE
3. Disadvantages and complications of strip harvest and management of these complications
10 mins Relevance of strip harvest technique in hair restoration today Dr. Robert True
7 mins Combining strip harvest with FUE in the same session Dr. Mayank Singh
7 mins Complications of strip harvest Dr. Pradeep Atodaria
7 mins Managing wide donor scars after strip harvest Dr. Suneet Soni
12 mins Q&A  
Session 6 Time Topic – Surgical restoration – FUE Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
09:45 AM – 10:45 AM 7 mins Physics of FUE Dr.Mysore Venkatram Dr. Rajput, Dr. Mayank and Dr. Kailash 1. To understand the physics behind FUE
2. To understand indications and contraindications to FUE
3. The importance of punch characteristics
4. Describe the key concepts of FUE using different devices.
5. Explain how the devices work.
6. List the main pros and cons of each device
7. Managing the difficult FUE case – Afro textured hair, splayed grafts, Long Hair grafts – How to choose the correct punch and technique
7 mins Punch characteristics and its relevance to successful FUE Dr. Kapil Dua.
10 mins Managing FUE in a FOX negative case – Tips and Tricks Dr. Robert True
7 mins Instrumentation in FUE – Motors, Suction, Robots etc. Dr. Pradeep Atodaria
7 mins Manual and Motorized FUE – Pros and Cons Dr. Viral Desai
7 mins Implantation – Why it is the crucial step in hair transplantation (recipient area management in hair transplantation) Dr. Anil Garg
7 mins Contraindications to FUE Dr. Aman Dua
10 mins Q&A  
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM TEA BREAK
Session 7 A Time Topic -Non Scalp Donor areas – 1 (Beard) Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM 10 min Beard FUE –planning and execution Dr. R.True Dr. Mysore Venkatram, Dr. Kumaresan and Dr. Sanjeev Vaishmpyan 1. Using non scalp hair – indications and contraindications
2. Anesthetizing non scalp areas for donor harvest
3. Limitation & Complications of non-scalp harvest
7 mins Optimizing beard hair usage in restoring advanced grade of hair loss Dr. Kuldeep Saxena
7 mins Single day beard hair to scalp giga session for coverage for coverage of vertex and mid-scalp with optimum density Dr. Vivek Saxena
7mins Q&A  
Session 7 B Time Topic – Non Scalp Donor areas – 2 (Torso -Chest/Back) Speaker Chairperson
11:30 AM – 12:05 AM 10 min Chest/Back FUE – anesthesia and technique Dr Sanusi Umar Dr. Manoj Khanna, Dr Trivellini and Dr. Chhajlani
7 mins Complications of beard and chest FUE Dr. Arika Bansal
7mins How I do the extraction from the torso and ensure better yield and survival Dr. Arvind Poswal
7 mins Q&A  
Session 8 Time Topic – Facial hair restoration Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
12:10 PM – 01:00 PM 7 mins Eyebrow restoration – AN OVERVIEW Dr. Arvind Poswal Dr Poswal, Dr Sukhbir Singh and Dr Surekha Arora 1. Aesthetics and indications for non-scalp restoration including eyebrow, eyelash, beard and mustache
2. Choice of donor follicles for the same
3. Complications
7 mins Ethnic and gender differences in eyebrow restoration Dr. Mayank
7 mins Eyelash restoration Dr. Sukhbir
10 mins Beard and Mustache restoration Dr. Márcio Crisóstomo
7mins Complications of facial hair restoration Dr. Aman Dua
12 mins Q&A  
01:00 PM- 02:00 PM Lunch
Session 9 Time Topic – Difficult cases Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
02:00 PM -03:00PM 7 mins Managing a young patient (<25years) with evolving hair loss Dr. Kavish Chohan Dr. Anil Garg, Dr Marcio Crisostomo and Dr. Bhavesh Swarnkar 1. Depleted donor area – When and how to approach the case
2. The poor patient for hair transplantation
3. DUPA diagnosis and management
4. Indications for surgery in scarring alopecia
7 mins Hair loss patient with medical co-morbidities desiring hair restoration Dr. Sajal Halder
7 mins How much is too much in FUE – The Hair transplant cripple Dr. Kapil Dua
7 mins Grade 2 FPHL with limited donor capabilities Dr. Anand Joshi
7 mins Drop in results of hair transplantation over time – Safe donor area – is it really safe/permanent Dr. Kumarasen
7 mins Vertex hair transplantation in young patients Dr. Sumit Agarwal
10 mins Role of Hair pieces in hair loss management Dr.G.Govindaraj
8 mins Q&A  
Session 10 Time Topic – Advanced hair restoration Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
03:00 PM – 04:30 PM 7 mins Combining scalp with non-scalp donor harvest in the same session to increase visual density and coverage in advanced hair loss Dr. Anil Garg Dr Kapil Dua, Dr. Puli Reddy and Dr Akshat Verma 1. Combining FUE + Strip harvest + SMP in patients
2. Long term implications of large volume FUE sessions especially in young patients
3. Newer instrumentations for FUE
4. How to get large coverage and optimum density
5. Coverage plan for extensive baldness
6. Coverage plan for poor candidates
10 mins Planning multiple sessions in advanced hair loss Dr. Márcio Crisóstomo
10 mins Specialized instrumentation for FUE Dr. Trivellini
7 mins Long term implications on the scalp donor area of large volume transplants (giga sessions) in young patients Dr. Pradeep Sethi
10 mins Tips and tricks in achieving successful outcomes with non-scalp hair Dr Sanusi Umar
7mins Tips to add speed to hair transplant surgery Dr Ramachandran
10 mins Performing FUT after FUT and FUT after FUE – tips and tricks Dr. Márcio Crisóstomo
10 mins Long Hair transplantation Dr. Trivellini
19 mins Q&A  
04:30 PM – 04:45 PM Tea Break
Panel Discussion Time Topic Speaker Moderator Learner objectives
04:45 PM – 05:25PM 40 Minutes Topic – Poor result – Dissecting causes and suggesting solutions to avoid the same. Dr Kapil Dua, Dr. Ramachandran, Dr. Márcio Crisóstomo, Dr Sanusi Umar, and Dr Anil Garg Dr. Mysore Venkataram 1. To understand the reasons for sub optimal results and suggesting solutions for the same
05:30 PM – 06:30 PM Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of the Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons, India
08:00 PM – 10:00 PM Gala Dinner and Valedictory Function
Date: 10th Feb 2019
Time: 08:00 am to 01:00 pm
Venue: Indore Marriott Hotel at H-2, Scheme No 54, Meghdoot Garden, Vijay Nagar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452010
Session 11 Faculty Breakfast with Faculty TOPIC
08:00 AM – 08:30 AM Dr. Robert True Scalp FUE
Dr Sanusi Umar BHT
Dr. Roberto Trivellini FUE
Dr. Marcio Crisostomo Combination of FUT + FUE
Dr. Ramachandran Recipient area planning and management
Dr. Kapil Dua Punches and Instrumentation for FUE
Dr. Rajesh Rajput Nutraceuticals
Dr. Aman Dua Hair cosmetics – Shampoos, conditioners etc.
Dr. Manoj Khanna Strip Harvest
Dr. Narendra Patwardhan Medical management
Dr. Mysore Venkat Stem Cell Therapy
Dr. Mayank Singh Optimizing growth in hair transplant
Dr. Sukhbir Singh PRP in hair restoration
Dr. Muthuvel Kumaresan Complications
Dr Viral Desai Hairline design
Session 12 Time Free Papers Speaker Chairperson Note
08:30 AM – 09:45 AM 7 mins Introduction to sharp needle implanters Dr. Anchal Shah Dr Sanusi Umar, Dr Madura, Dr Kataria Speakers in this session will have to register first to get access to uploading their abstracts
7 mins Donor area profile and grading Dr. Muthuvel Kumaresan
7 mins Retrospective study on our experience with revision hair transplant surgeries Dr. Kinnar Kapadia
7 mins Trichoanalysis –an important tool in calculating the average number of grafts available from the safe donor area Dr. Bhawna Bhardwaj
7 mins Norwood Grade VII baldness coverage with FUE Giga session(4000-4500 FUG) involving BHT (beard hair)in a single day,a review of 15 cases. Dr Vivek Saxsena
Beard to beard FUE Dr Ummer Yaseen
7 mins Automated Incision Dr Kuldeep Saxena
What to learn from mistakes? Dr Harshit Ranpara
12 mins Q&A  
Session 13 Time Sponsored Session Speaker
09:45 AM – 10:00 AM 15 Minutes Instrumentation in FUE Dr Arvind Poswal
Session 14 Time Topic – Advanced biology – PRP, LLLT etc. Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
10:00 AM-10:45 AM 7 mins LLLT in colored skin Dr. Rajesh Rajput   1. Analyze the scientific basis and evidence for PRP (Plus-/Minus ACell) treatment.
2. Describe and explain the physiologic rational for PRP treatment
3. Review the latest developments in molecular regulation of hair follicle function and discuss their relevance to clinical practice
4. Assess how optimizing the holding solution can optimize graft growth.
5. Identify types of available holding solutions and additives and the pros and cons of each.
7 mins Graft holding solutions Dr. Vasan
7 mins PRP in Hair Restoration Dr. Sukhbir
7 mins Measures to increase graft survival, hair growth and hair quality after hair transplant Dr. Seema Garg
7 mins Current Evidence behind the different Facets of Platelet Rich Plasma Preparation Dr. Shuken Dashore
5 mins Q&A  
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM TEA BREAK
Session 15 Time Free Papers Speaker Chairperson
11:00 AM – 11:40 AM 7 mins Hair transplant under intra venous sedation Dr. Prakhar Bansal Dr. Pradeep Atodaria, Dr. Mitesh Agarwal and Dr. Seema Garg
7 mins Is FUE wrecking your body? Dr. Aparna Acharya
7 mins Hair transplant: how to avoid the surgical done look. Dr. Umesh Sharma
7 mins High Speed Graft Implantation with Implanters Dr. Tushar Kshirsagar
7 mins How to construct an ideal hair line Dr. Muzzafer
5 mins Q & A  
Session 16 Time Topic – Pathological hair loss Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
11:40 Am – 12:10 PM 7 mins Relevance of scalp pathology to hair transplant surgeon Dr. Madura Dr. Arika Bansal, Dr. Anand Joshi and Dr. Kavish Chauhan 1. Describe many hair loss disorders as well as common scalp dermatologic conditions that the hair transplant surgeon may encounter.
2. Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of many non-androgenetic alopecias.
3. Recognize when hair restoration surgery is indicated and contra-indicated
7 mins Scarring alopecia in pattern distribution Dr. Manjot
7 mins Alopecia areata management – Current trends Dr. Patwardhan
7 mins Scarring alopecia management Role of Surgical treatment DR. Mysore Venkatram
7 mins Q&A  
Session 17 Time QUIZ Speaker Chairperson Learner objectives
12:15 PM -01:00 PM 45 Minutes QUIZ   Dr. Mayank, Dr. Kumarasen and Dr. Sukhbir Singh 1. Test your knowledge about hair, hair loss and hair restoration.
Those presentation which could not make it to the list of oral presentations, but which the Scientific committee finds merit in, will be uploaded to the conference website and/or to the exhibition area. The presentations which will be uploaded to the website will be in the PDF format. There would be 5 slides with one for abstract – total of 6 slides.
Learner objectives : Review novel e-presentations with regards to hair restoration surgery
Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial infection following Hair Transplant Procedure. Dr. Anchal Shah
My journey from FUT to FUE – What did I learn Dr. Aparna Acharya
Advantages and Limitations of use of Graft Calculator App Dr. Kinnar Kapadia
Improved outcomes with combination of immediate graft insertion and No-Root touch techniques Dr. Kinnar Kapadia
How to extract 2000 grafts in one hour? Dr. Harshit Ranpara
Hair restoration in cicatricial alopecia Dr. Muzzafer
Surgical pearls in Hair transplantation Dr. Muzzafer
Mesotherapy in androgenic alopecia – my experience Dr. Prakhar Bansal