APAAC

The 2018 Asia Pacific Anti-Aging Course is Korea’s only official anti-aging training program and is hosted by the city of Daegu, which aims to become Korea’s foremost urban medical hub. Over 50 renowned medical professionals will participate as speakers in the specialties where Korea is strongest—dermatology, plastic surgery, hair transplantation, and dentistry—and offer practical, substantial knowledge transfer. The informative program was developed after much thoughtful deliberation and will lay the foundation for sustained exchange between the participating countries and Korea’s medical industry. The event’s Secretariat, the Daegu Convention & Visitors Bureau, will provide its utmost support throughout the year.

The 2018 APAAC promises to be a forum for mutual networking and active industry exchange among medical professionals from Korea, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Mongolia, Russia, and the CIS countries.

· Attendees Overseas medical practitioners who are medical specialists.
· Representative lecturers of each medical specialty in Daegu and Korea
· Medical specialty Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Hair Transplants, Dentistry
※ You can apply for courses on one specialty only. Please note that you cannot apply for more than one medical specialty at a time because programs in different specialty are independently operated. (Exception : For attendees enrolled in the field of Dermatology or Plastic Surgery can apply for Hair Transplants program at a discounted registration fee)
· Not only do we provide lectures but also field training programs such as live surgery.


  • Dermatology
  • APAAC’s dermatology lectures will be provided across 12 sessions, 5 special sessions, and live surgeries, which will be led by 12 eminent professors and doctors—three from Seoul and nine from Daegu. Participants will be able to make the fullest use of the 3-day live surgery program as they will be divided into two teams to ensure maximum exposure and experience. All 4 Skin, the hospital that will serve as the venue for the live surgery program, is one of the five officially designated dermatology training institutions in Korea. There will be rich opportunities for participants to experience state-of-the-art anti-aging medical technology such as laser therapy, lipo-filling, thread lifts, botulinum toxins, fillers, and MESO therapy as well as gain information on medical equipment along with pharmaceutical and cosmeceutical products.
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic surgery is a field Daegu and Korea are globally the strongest in, with world-renowned expertise that guarantees their dominance in the field. The APAAC plastic surgery course will include lectures by 13 speakers from excellent plastic surgery clinics in Daegu as well as doctors from 4 local university hospitals and 5 renowned institutions. Participants will be able to take part in world-class lectures and live surgeries in traditional procedures, thread lifts, lipo-filling, facelifts, stem cell therapy, and so on. At V Plastic Surgery, which will host the live surgeries, participants can witness its advanced training auditorium facilities, the sophisticated management of the hospital, and excellent patient service quality.
  • Hair transplants
  • The APAAC course on hair transplants will be led by Professors Kim Jung-chul and Kim Moon-gyu at the world renowned Hair Transplantation Center at Kyungpook National University Hospital (KNUH). Professor Kim Jung-chul, who developed the world’s first follicular unit transplantation (FUT) technology, and his colleague Professor Kim Moon-gyu, along with 6 doctors from 4 cities in Korea will offer eight lectures and six hours of live surgery. Participants will be divided into 2 teams for the live surgeries, which will involve two different technologies that will demonstrate how an engraftment rate of 92% can be achieved. The live surgeries will be performed at the Hair Transplantation Center at KNUH. Korea’s state-of-the-art hair transplantation technology, with a firm foundation here in Daegu, has developed remarkably to become the world’s best.
  • Dentistry
    (Recovery of Oral Function)
  • Daegu boasts a long history of education and industry in the field of dentistry. It is home to such institutions as Kyungpook National University School of Dentistry, the Duk Young Dental Hospital, the Mir Dental Hospital and numerous related industry players such as Megagen Implant, Dentis, and more. The APAAC dentistry course will focus on the recovery of oral functions, with relevant hands-on sessions offered at KNUH and Duk Young Dental Hospital. Field visits to the offices of Megagen Implant will assure you of Daegu’s global standing in the field of dentistry.