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16th century nose jobs

A 16th century book sold at auction contains some of the first documented information on how to perform a nose job. This book, which sold for a whopping 11,000 pounds to a modern-day plastic surgeon, was written by Gaspare Tagliacozzi. He was the professor or surgery and anatomy at the University of

The first person to undergo modern plastic surgery

Photos of a wounded WWI soldier, the first to undergo modern plastic surgery, have been released. Walter sustained terrible facial injuries including the loss of upper and lower eyelids while manning the guns aboard HMS Warspite in 1916. In 1917 he was treated by Sir Harold Gillies - the first man to