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The Asia-Pacific Anti-Aging Conference (APAAC) is a program offering highly specialized training and networking opportunities to medical practitioners in the internationally promising field of anti-aging. This training program is hosted by the local government of Daegu, one of the three largest cities in South Korea that is also renowned as a Medi-City for its competence in beauty and the plastic surgery practice. The APAAC is the only international anti-aging Conference accredited by the Korean Medical Association. Its organizer, the Asia Pacific Anti-Aging Society (APAAS), offers year-round support to enable sustained exchange among the APAAC participants who hail from over 20 countries around the world.

Medical specialists and medical practitioners

Medical practitioners who are medical specialists.

Representative lecturers of each medical specialty in Daegu and Korea

Medical specialty

Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Hair Transplants, Dentistry

Not only do we provide lectures but also live surgeries.

Dermatology

The dermatology program focuses on external factors to prevent the signs of skin aging. The popularity of Korea’s beauty products and regimen, together known as “K-beauty,” has spread beyond Asia to the world, and Korea’s skin science is recognized internationally. Renowned lecturers from Daegu and elsewhere in Korea, along with overseas experts, will offer sessions in lasers, fillers, Botulinum toxin injections, thread lifts, as well as other up-and-coming new therapies in dermatology and anti-aging, including live surgeries to demonstrate the newest procedures. Participants to the 2020 APAAC program will enjoy access to intensive training sessions & Cadaver Workshop on practicable new technologies in anti-aging with the added bonus of attending the international exhibition that will be held alongside the APAAC. At this exhibition, participants can view Korea’s latest in advanced laser devices, Botox treatments, fillers, and other medical and skin care products.

Plastic Surgery

Korea is especially famous for its cosmetic surgeries, with its Blepharoplasty results setting and dominating global trends. The 2020 APAAC will feature an in-depth session on Blepharoplasty titled “Oriental Blepharoplasty and Periocular Cosmetic Surgery Symposium.” Over 20 of Korea’s leading Blepharoplasty surgeons and international experts from the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and elsewhere will offer insightful lectures and live surgery demonstrations.

Hair Transplantation

The hair transplants program will be headed by Professor Moon Gyu Kim, a member of the APAAC Hair Transplants Program Committee, and Professor Jung Chul Kim, the director of the KNUH Hair Transplantation Center and the founder of KNUH’s hair implant practice with its emphasis on minimizing follicle damage and improved strip harvesting techniques that has led to the world’s highest transplanted hair survival rate of 92%. Altogether, over 20 distinguished lecturers from Korea and abroad will offer sessions and Cadaver Workshop in this program. Korea’s hair transplant history began in Daegu with the strip harvesting technique. As such, this program will offer a unique opportunity to witness live surgeries involving Daegu’s world-famous hair transplant procedures performed by the founder of this practice and his distinguished pupils.

Dentistry

This year program on Dental Implant will be offered by the distinguished professors from Kyungpook National University’s School of Dentistry. The program will consist of hands-on courses and lectures on orthodontic micro-implants, implant treatments for functional restoration, and digital technologies. Recognized nationwide for its expertise in dentistry, the city of Daegu is home to such manufacturers as Megagen and Dentis that export implant solutions around the world, as well as to JCI-certified clinics (Mir Dental Hospital and Deokyeong Dental Clinic) and other leading medical institutions. A course on implants is currently being developed to be offered in the corporate session.

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