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(S+) Disfigurements due to syphilis or war scars: this is how the first cosmetic surgeons worked in the 16th century

2022-01-25T21:33:55.462Z

Artificial noses, prostheses made of gold: Doctors were already using the scalpel to help crippled citizens towards the end of the Renaissance. They often obtained the material for the operations from highly questionable sources.



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The master at work: military surgeon Ambroise Paré (15 to 1590) is considered the forefather of plastic surgery.

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