2024 ISHRS Europe Live Surgery Workshop: A Landmark Event

The 2024 ISHRS Europe Live Surgery Workshop, held immediately after the 46th International S.I.Tri. Congress marked a significant milestone in the field of hair restoration surgery. Dr. Zontos had the distinguished honor of being the first Greek Chair of this prestigious workshop, highlighting his exceptional contributions to the field.

On Friday, May 24, 2024, Dr. Zontos inaugurated the workshop with a keynote welcoming speech, setting a collaborative and innovative tone for the event. His address emphasized the importance of continuous learning and the integration of cutting-edge techniques in hair restoration surgery.

The workshop, held at the renowned San Raffaele Hospital on Sunday, May 26, 2024, featured three operating theaters where live surgical procedures were demonstrated. Dr. Zontos, along with Co-Chair Dr. Piero Tesauro and other esteemed surgeons, showcased advanced techniques and tools in hair restoration. Operating Room 2 focused on Long Hair FUE Eyebrows Restoration, demonstrating techniques for eyebrow drawing, long hair harvesting, and follicular unit insertion. Operating Room 1 highlighted Shallow FUT harvesting and Shaven FUE procedures, using state-of-the-art devices like the WAW DUO and Zeus, along with precision tools such as the Robopen and Lion implanters. Meanwhile, Operating Room 3 explored Specialty Treatments, including PRP Plasma X, TRICOPAT procedures, and SEFFIHAIR with adipose stem cells, showcasing the potential of regenerative medicine in hair restoration.

At the end, hair surgeons received awards as a recognition for active participation in the 2024 ISHRS Europe Live Surgery Workshop.

Dr. Zontos was awarded in appreciation and in recognition of Educational Excellence in the Field of Hair Restoration Surgery and for his contribution to the organization of the Workshop in a special ceremony jointly organized by S.I.Tri and the ISHRS , at the National Museum of Science and Technology in Milan.