A look at plastic surgery

The long and interesting history of plastic surgery dates back to ancient times. Doctors or naturopaths in ancient India used in the 8th century BC. Chr. Skin grafts to reconstruct human skin spots.

Susrutha, a former Indian surgeon, made the first recorded nose drawing. He used some or the skin of the forehead. During this period, nasal amputations were punished according to ancient Indian laws.

Millennia later, the Romans applied simple techniques such as repairing damaged ears. In Europe, Dr. Heinrich von Pfolspeundt performed a simple plastic surgery by removing the skin from the back of the arm and sewing it instead.

However, the practice and science of plastic surgery only developed in the 19th and 20th centuries. In the past, plastic surgery was too dangerous.

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