Join us for a comprehensive review and hands-on practice for Scalp Micro Pigmentation.  Highlights of the training will include:

  • Sunday Evening wine dinner to review incorporating SMP into your practice, with consent forms, pitfalls to avoid, and role playing.
  • Sunday Evening initial practice with several types of machines and non-live tissue will also be available for those who have never before attempted micro pigmentation.
  • SMP removal practice with Laser available both Monday and Tuesday
  • Non-live tissue practice using “Syndaver” synthetic skin, Silicone heads, and Goat skin with microscopic dissection tools so you can evaluate your own technique.
  • Compare several types of machines, needles and pigments to find the best tools for your practice.
  • Live patient practice and demos each afternoon.

DAY 1 - Sunday Oct. 14

5- 7PM - Brief History of micropigmentation - With who and in what situations is micropigmentation appropriate/useful? Instructors: Wasserbauer/Shapiro/Haber talk on the three things we use to treat: 1) scars, 2) shaved look, 3) non-shaved

Hands On - first try - silicone heads/multiple machines

DAY 2 - Monday Oct. 15

8:00AM - SWMD staff and exhibitor arrival and set-up
8:15AM - Hotel pickup/transportation to offices of Sara Wasserbauer MD in Walnut Creek, CA
8:30A - Continental Breakfast
9:00AM - Welcome/Introductions
9:10AM - (Haber) Dermatology of micropigmentation - what happens when you put ink/pigment into scalp? Histology, migration, pigment bleeding, color change, skin types and pigment reactions, presence of scalp hair, scalp laxity
9:25AM - Patient Consults Video: How to incorporate SMP into your practice
9:35AM- (Wasserbauer) Legal and Practical pitfalls to avoid when adding SMP to your practice
9:40AM - (Shapiro) Basic micropigmentation - technique overview
Inks, Pigment types and dilution
9:55AM - All Learners Proceed to Practice Rooms
10:00AM - Room A/B/C Hands on Practice - View Details - (Faculty Teams)
10:55AM - All Learners Change Practice Rooms
11:00AM - Room B/C/A Hands on Practice (Faculty Teams)
11:55AM - All Learners Change Practice Rooms
12:00PM - Room C/A/B Hands on Practice (Faculty Teams)

1:00PM - Lunch and discussion: How we handle The Big Three: Scars, Shaved Heads and non-shaved (Faculty Teams)
1:30 PM - Live patient sessions. 30 minutes per room- 7 rooms available - View Details - (Faculty Teams)
4:30PM - Q and A (All faculty and attendees)

5:00PM - Transporatation to Lafayette Park Hotel
5:30PM - 1 Hour Free Time

6:30PM -Transporataiton to Prima Ristorante
7:00-9:00PM - Dinner
9:00PM - Board Vans for Return to Lafayette Park Hotel

DAY 3 Tuesday October 16

8:00AM - SWMD staff and exhibitor arrival and set-up
8:15AM - Hotel pickup/transportation to offices of Sara Wasserbauer MD in Walnut Creek, CA
8:30AM - Continental Breakfast
9:00AM - Welcome back/recap (Wasserbauer)
9:10AM - Advanced Micropigmentation - techniques for difficult cases and complications (Faculty Teams)
9:55AM - All Learners Proceed to Practice Rooms
10:00AM - Live patient sessions. 30 minutes per room- 5-7 rooms available - View Details -(Faculty Teams)

12:00PM - Lunch and Final Q and A (Faculty Teams)

1:15PM - Hotel pickup/transportation
1:30PM - Exhibitor break down

Accreditation:

The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery designates this educational activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.