Evolution of Procedures

The driving force behind most plastic surgery developments during the late 1800s and early 1900s was war, with the awful injuries it often inflicts on its participants. In fact, it was World War I, that catapulted plastic surgery into a new and higher realm.

In this video, ASPS Member Surgeons discuss the evolution of plastic surgery procedures, which were created on battlefields abroad, but perfected in operating rooms in the United States.