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The History of Plastic Surgery

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Plastic surgery has come a long way from when it first begun and it has modernized to fit the styles that change throughout the years. Do you know its history?

According to aboardcertifiedplasticsurgeonresource.com, the history of plastic surgery began in the United States in the 19th century. The American medical community embraced reconstructive surgery and Dr. John Peter Mettauer performed the first cleft palate operation in North American history in 1827. The war played a huge role in the history of plastic surgery. During World War I, physicians were presented with injuries such as severe facial wounds and burns. Given these situations surgeons had to explore the history of plastic surgery and create new techniques to treat their patients. It was during this time that surgeons finally realized the influence that appearance had.

Although, plastic surgery has come a long way since the 19th century, it still continues to advance and will undoubtedly continue to do so. History is always being written. As long as there is new technology and new methods being discovered, plastic surgery will continue to make its mark.

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