The Ancient Origins of Plastic Surgery [INFOGRAPHIC]

MakenzieR on 9 May 2012 at 11:30am

It's only just become commonplace enough to be the subject of talk shows, but variations of what we now call plastic surgery have been around for centuries.

Did you know that in ancient India, a doctor used part of the cheek to reconstruct the chopped off noses of ex-criminals? Rhinoplasty has come a long way...

Look back in time with this infographic of the ancient origins of plastic surgery:

Houston Plastic Surgeon

Infographic Provided By Houston Plastic Surgeon

For some more bits of trivia, check out "5 Plastic Surgery Records You Probably Don't Know."

Have you heard any other interesting facts about cosmetic procedures? Let us know in the comments.