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• The word ‘plastic’, used in plastic surgery, is derived from greek, ‘plastikos’, which means ‘molded’.
• Innovations in plastic surgery techniques began during the wars of the world. Since the number of wounded was great, surgicalists were forced to improvise, developing new surgical techniques themselves.
• In old Rome, plastic surgery began as a need to erase the signs. The Romas were ashamed if we had a sign on their backs after returning from the war, as it was considered embarrassing to turn the backbone of the battlefield.
• The first plastic surgery in Hunde was performed in ancient India in the early 600’s.
The leaf of the sea mainly from the beard and the forehead was used to give it a nose shape. Wood tubes were inserted into the nostril’s nose for air passage during the healing process.
• Plastic surgery costs began to be considered for the first time by health insurances at the time of President Bill Clinton. The law also predicted a chest increase to reach the symmetry between the two sides. Changing legislation and health coverage was a great relief for both patients and surgeons
• British began using plastic surgery techniques when an Indian was repairing the nose of a British driver. They adopted ancient techniques, and improved them. Since then, plastic surgery has started throughout Europe.
Interesting facts on plastic surgery
• Egyptians performed surgical alterations in bodies dead, not alive. They introduced small bones and plant seeds in the nose of the dead to distinguish them in the hereafter.
• Nose and chest plastics are the two most popular plastic surgery in the world. In the 15th century Italian surgeon Gaspare Tagliacozzi was considered as the father of modern plastic surgery.