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history of plastic surgery and akin care
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first ever chemical facial peel , using phenol ,TCA , alpha hydrox and ayres
Kromeyer introduces dermabrasion , dermabrasion is an exfoliating technique that uses a rotating instrument to remove the outer layers of skin, usually on the face.
Suzanne Noel, a Parisian Dermatologist performs one of the first to preform a facelift , aswell as surgery which includes craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, and the treatment of burns
Cleopatra is well-known for her anti-aging methods and skin care regimen, including bathing in sour milk, high in lactic acid, which turns out to be quite favorable for skin exfoliation.
L’Oreal’s Ambre Solaire, one of the first tanning products, was marketed, a light summer tan was the in thing at the time Although these early tanning oils promised to protect skin health while promoting a beautiful tan, they actually provided almost no protection from sun damage
the link between sun-damaged skin and skin cancers emerged, new products were developed to protect the skin. Self tanners, which give a suntanned appearance to the skin without sun exposure
1920s was all about products that would provide a youthful complexion. This was part of the vibrant feeling of the time brought about by flappers , so youth creams were brought in
natural products were used for skincare and cosmetics. For example, herbs, alcohol and plants were used to make toners, to apparently cure freckles
reconstruction treatment of large facial defects caused by head and neck cancers or trauma often led to permanent cosmetic and functional defects
The first documented breast augmentation surgery is performed by transplanting tissue from the back to the breast to correct asymmetry.
he American plastic surgeons Thomas Cronin and Frank Gerow, developed the first silicone breast implants
The first injectable materials used for breast implants include paraffin, beeswax and vegetable oil.
Dr. Vilray Blair publishes innovative techniques on skin grafting. he established many university and military training facilities to train in plastic surgery
Dr. Jacques Maliniac convinces the New York City hospital system to establish the first division of plastic surgery at a public hospital.
The invention of the dermatome instrument improves speed, precision and ease of skin graft harvesting, permitting the widespread early coverage of burns and wounds that might otherwise have resulted in limb loss or severe facial deformity
Dr. Sterling Bunnell successfully incorporates aspects of general, orthopedic and plastic surgery into treating hand injuries.
Surgeon Ralph Millard perfects new techniques for correcting cleft lips.
Joseph Murray performs the first live organ transplant, a kidney, an achievement that earns him a Nobel Prize in 1990.
Surgeon Carl Hartrampf, originally a hand surgeon, develops the TRAM flap technique for reconstructive breast surgery.
panel of France to investigate the safety and efficacy of new "lipolysis" techniques for fat removal
Surgeon Warren Breidenbach performs first successful hand transplant.
Body contouring is introduced to assist patients with removal and tightening of excess skin after massive weight loss
The world's first partial face transplant surgery takes place in France
Dr. Christoph Hoehnke, perform the first double arm transplant. The man, 54, was given the arms of a 19 year old.
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