Facts and Things to Know about Plastic Surgery
There are several interesting Plastic Surgery facts and things anyone should know before undergoing cosmetic or plastic procedures. The history of plastic surgery goes back thousands of years, to 800 BC in ancient India, Rome, and Egypt. The first plastic surgery procedure performed in the U.S. was for a cleft palate surgery in 1827, performed by Dr. John Mettauer, with instruments that he designed himself. The first breast augmentation procedure was performed in Germany in 1893.
The American Association of Plastic Surgeons was created in 1931 by surgeons who had served during the World War I (1916–1918). Here aretThe top requested plastic surgery procedures in history:
- Nose jobs
- Face lifts
- Breast implants
- Arm lifts
- Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck or Abdominal Etching)