It's hard to believe that there was plastic picnic plates set a plastic surgeon over 1500 years
ago, but Sashruta was just that. Dubbed the "Father of Surgery",
Sashruta was a doctor that lived in India sometime between 600 BC and
400 AD and wrote the Sashruta Samhita, which is an extensive text on
ayurvedic medicine. Ayurveda is a form of traditional medicine that
originated in the Indian Subcontinent which covers everything from
herbal remedies to surgery.
Sushruta's text divided all of medicine into eight categories, surgery
being the most complex and important. Within that surgery section, He
outlined the basic techniques used by every modern plastic surgeon
today including pre-surgical physiotherapy, use of extra skin to cover
birth defects, use and rotation of skin flaps to cover skin loss, skin
grafting, rhinoplasty and labioplasty. In fact, the Rhinoplasty,
otherwise known as a nose job, was performed in India for over a
thousand years and only came to the attention of a British surgeon in
1793 who then brought the practice to Europe.
It's amazing that the Sushruta Samhita lists over one thousand
different illnesses, over 700 medicinal plants, over one hundred
different kinds of treatments and detailed anatomy descriptions, but
the Sushruta even includes descriptions of surgical tools that are in
use today. Many of these tools were used specifically for plastic
surgery and were adopted and altered by British surgeons that studied
plastic surgery in India.
Sushruta also spent a lot of time performing the otoplasty, which
entails surgery to correct a damaged or defective ear. During the time
of his life, ears were often amputated as punishment for a crime.
Sushruta and many a plastic surgeon that came after him used otoplasty
techniques to reconstruct these amputated ears.
Trying to determine the years that he lived in India has become a very
difficult task because Indian mythologies place him in stories as far
back as 1800 BC, but most scholars agree he most likely walked the
earth no earlier than 600 BC. This is only, however, the oldest surgeon
that successfully left behind any records, which means that there
definitely could've been other surgeons before him. In fact, you can
safely say that he must have been trained up to some point before he
began his many innovations in plastic surgery.
Although plastic surgery seems to be a modern fad that came about
recently with the help of modern technology, it turns out that there
was a plastic surgeon practicing on the banks of the Ganges river well
before the advent of modern western medicine.
Thailand is well known for its tropical beaches, vibrant nightlife, delicious food and friendly people so it is probably the ideal place to be after having had plastic surgery in Thailand.
From Bangkok to Chiang Mai and all the places in between you will be sure to find many places to recover after plastic surgery Thailand.
Shopping in BangkokMany tourists enjoy shopping in Bangkok with many places to visit to cater to many different tastes. If you are an IT fan you can visit Pantip and see floors of the latest IT technology and gadgets, they have everything every technology fan could ever ask for and there is nothing better than recovering after plastic surgery in Thailand whilst watching your favourite DVD or listening to the latest album you've been after. At Pantip you will be sure to find what you need and be well on your way to a prime recovery from plastic surgery Thailand.
For those who like fashion and shopping for clothes there are many markets such as Pratunam or Platinum Fashion Mall. Here you can browse the latest fashions or many traditional Thai made brands. Needless to say that the quality is second to none and the prices are great also and everyone knows that the first step to feeling better after plastic surgery in Thailand is to actually look good and here you can be sure to find something that makes you feel brand new.