University Diploma in Hair Transplants

The London Hair Restoration Training Academy offers a University Diploma in Hair Restoration by collaborating with the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens.

The ONLY University-level academic certification course in hair transplants

An innovative and fully comprehensive training programme designed to focus  on the most modern hair transplant FUE technique and hair restoration treatments. The training programme expands from diagnosis, to patient consultation and care, to FUE hair extraction and implantation.

Trainees have the unique opportunity to practice Hands-On with real patients on a real clinic environment as well as access the online curriculum material.

After the successful completion of the training course, trainees receive a diploma from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in collaboration with the London Hair Restoration Training Academy

Course outline

The training is hosted at the Eugenidion University Hospital of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and lasts 10 days.

  • Overview of the London Hair Restoration Training Academy and DHI Global Medical Group
  • Hair follicle anatomy and physiology
  • Types of alopecia
  • Androgenetic alopecia in men and the Norwood and Ludwig scales
  • Indications and contraindications for the treatment of transplanted hair follicles
  • Hair DNA Damage and Oxidative stress
  • The restoration of alopecia over time
  • Introduction to the diagnosis of alopecia
  • The psychological factors contributing to alopecia
  • The importance of a complete medical history
  • The diagnosis of female androgenetic alopecia
  • The importance of mathematical estimates in donor and recipient area
  • The DHI technique – Advances and Differences
  • Procedure room facilities and surgical instruments
  • Preparation and implementation of local anesthesia
  • Pre-surgical instructions and patient preparation
  • Assistant role during surgery
  • Hair follicle Export from the donor area
  • Operations to improve the transection
  • Hands On Session 50 follicles
    – Extraction and Recognition of cuttings
    – Loading of the grafts in DHI implanter
    – Placing grafts
  • Hands On Session  200 hair follicles in patients
    – Extraction and Recognition of cutting
    – Loading of the grafts in DHI implanter
    – Placing grafts
  • Export follicles in special cases (i.e. repeated surgery, high Norwood grade, 2 day intervention, very curly hair, unshaven donor or belt clipped area)
  • Hair follicle placement  in the recipient are
    – Mounting Dept
    – Direction and angle of installation in the various areas of androgenetic alopeci
    – Installation Plan – Recovery of alopeci
    – Designing of the fronto – temporal hairline and determination of restoration areas
  • Hands On Session 500 hair follicles in patients
    1. Extraction and Recognition of cuttings (meaning the maximum export)
    2. Loading the DHI implanter and placement of grafts
  • Distribution of hair follicles in men (factors that determine it)
  • Distribution of follicles in women
  • Mounting Density (factors that determine it, invasive methodology)
  • Installation in special circumstances (i.e. skiro skin, repeated surgery, revisions, dense packing)
  • Events during surgery (pop-out phenomenon, micro hemorrhages, thickening existing hair growth, anesthesia machines in susceptible patients)
  • Patient post surgery instructions  and monitoring
  • Hands On Session 1000 hair follicles
  • Hair follicle extraction of the face (beard) and the body (breast)
  • Facial hair growth restoration (sideburns, beard, moustache, eyebrows)
  • Body hair growth restoration (chest, genitalia)
  • Patient post surgery instructions and monitoring
  • Hands On Session 1000 hair follicles
    1. extraction and recognition of cuttings
    2. loading the DHI implanter and placement of grafts
  • Compensation for other types of alopecia
  • The survival of graphs intraoperatively
  • Postoperative complications and treatment
  • low final germination Cases
  • Non-surgical treatments for androgenetic alopecia
  • Hands On Session 1500 hair follicles
    1. Extraction and recognition of cuttings
    2. Loading the DHI implanter and placement of grafts
  • Conservative baldness treatments
  • Discussion
  • Completing the necessary forms invasive for the patient’s file
  • Hands On Session 1500 hair follicles in patients
  • Extraction and recognition of cuttings
  • Loading the DHI implanter and placement of grafts
  • Discussion and questions
  • Oral and Written Examination and certification procedures

Obtain a University Diploma in Hair Transplant

A global medical team

The London Hair Restoration Training Academy has the most experienced medical experts in hair transplants.

national university of athens

A historic University

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, officially founded in April 14th, 1837, is the first University of Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean region.

University Diploma

After the successful completion of the University course, you will receive a Diploma issued by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & the London Hair Restoration Training Academy.

Application form

To apply for the University Diploma Course please fill in the form below.

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Entry requirements

Only registered physician – regardless their specialty and or previous experience in hair restoration procedures – can take this course.

To register the following documents will be requested:

  • A copy of your Degree (MBBS/MBcHB, MD, BDS)
  • A copy of your CV
  • Valid Passport and EU Visa (where applicable)

Tuition fees

The cost of the University Diploma in Hair Transplant Course is 1.200€/day (+19% VAT).
The fee does not include transport and accommodation.

Questions?

Should you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us. Use the online contact form or call us:
UK: +44(0)2074862774
Greece: +306970112907

Hear from Our Trainees

Renata Kliunkiene MD, DermatologistLithuania

“I was very impressed by the quality standardization that London Hair Restoration Training Academy has developed in cooperation with public European Universities”

Arturo Diaz Carandell MD, Plastic SurgeonSpain

“The training is detailed, thorough and well structured and thus I would highly recommend the training for any new clinic Director and Coordinator”

Fadi Hamadani MD, Plastic surgeonPalestine

“Direct Hair Implantation is a phenomenon technique. Several people claim to offer it but the LHRTA is the roots, the origin where it was invented”

Andy Cheng MDHong Kong

“I have learned a lot about technique and skills in hair transplant. It is an excellent course”

Nasir Ali MD, General DoctorUK

“I had my training in Hair Restoration at the London Hair Restoration Training Academy. It was a great experience. I highly recomend to every doctor”

Waqas Haider Chaudhary MDUK

“I had my training in Hair Restoration at the London Hair Restoration Training Academy. It was a great experience. I highly recomend to every doctor”

Yaron Zenaty MD, DermatologistIsrael

“I really enjoyed every minute of the training. It was a great experience. I highly recommend London Hair Restoration Training Academy”