A History of Rhinoplasty

Albany's Williams Center Presents Nose Surgery, Past and Present

With "nose reshaping" consistently one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries in the modern United States, according to the ASPS, it may be easy to forget that the popular procedure has been around in some form or another for about 2,500 years. When it comes to the history of rhinoplasty, Albany, NY's Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialists draws on centuries of aesthetic research by scientists and doctors, using cutting-edge techniques and technology to apply that collective knowledge to patients.

To request a consultation and learn more about the history of rhinoplasty in Albany, NY, contact the Williams Center Plastic Surgery Specialists online or by phone at 1-800-742-2797.

The Earliest Nose Surgeries

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General consensus is that the first officially recorded nose surgery in the history of rhinoplasty was in India in the 500s BCE, when written advice recommended using a leaf to measure the necessary tissue, then taking skin from the cheek to be repurposed and reshaped to build a new nose for someone who needed one.

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