Skip to main content

From The Ancient To The Contemporary – A Glimpse Into Plastic Surgery In India


A Glimpse Into Plastic Surgery In India

India is known for many a varied thing, from its fascinating and diverse cultural ethos, the beautiful people, the revered academia and more. There’s one little known fact that is extremely interesting i.e. the roots of plastic surgery are said to have originated in ancient India. Although plastic surgery in India is nowadays a popular option for international visitors, the fact that the many modern practices in cosmetic surgery we marvel at today, seem to originate from ancient Indian practices, is often overlooked. 


video



It is believed that plastic surgery was carried out as far as 800 BC in India and was more in terms of reconstructive surgery. Also, the first documented record of such surgery has been found in ancient Indian texts and in Ayurvedic tenets. Sushruta, a revered surgeon near Varanasi India is said to have conducted reconstructive surgeries on the nose and other medical procedures way ahead of their times in the 6th century BC. His breakthrough methods like stitching skin flaps and grafting on either side of the nose, taken from other parts like the cheeks and forehead, is still admired. Known as the possible one of the earliest texts about plastic surgery, the ‘Sushruta Samhita’ book is still in use as a guide and reference text in contemporary surgery today. It also contains information on procedures like skin grafting, earlobe repair and hundreds of other surgical procedures apart from rhinoplasty. 

Plastic surgery in India definitely has ancient and historic roots, but the country is also considered as one of the most top contenders among patients today, thanks to the great contemporary practices and services. People who have decided to opt for plastic or cosmetic surgery often make the trip to the country because of the world class facilities offered here today for prices that are far more affordable than in many others parts of the world. India is home to a new breed of extremely talented doctors and medical professionals, top notch medical centers and hospitals, high-tech methods and medical technologies, and even innovative and professional medical tourism companies who will plan your entire trip from A to Z. 

When opting for a plastic or cosmetic surgery procedure, however minor or major, safety and quality is of prime importance. Because of the great reputation of surgeons as well as the medical centers in the country, deciding on whether to opt for plastic surgery in India, is now an easy choice. And with medical service packages that offer everything from consulting sessions, bookings for everything from your travel to India and for your surgical procedures, assistance within the country, on call nurses, etc., you will be well taken care of, with everything you need to recuperate.

More information about Plastic Surgery in India can be obtained by writing to info@indicure.com or calling at +919818462127 or +919320036777

Popular posts from this blog

Triple Bypass Heart Surgery – important things to know for triple heart bypass surgery in India

What is triple bypass heart surgery?
Though it may sound like a completely different heart surgery, triple bypass heart surgery is a type of open-heart bypass surgery only. It is called triple bypass because the number of grafts done in this procedure is three. It is important to understand CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft) or heart bypass surgery first, to understand what triple heart bypass surgery is.
The arteries that supply blood to the heart for its functioning are called Coronary arteries. Any block in the coronary artery may lead to the disruption in the normal working (pumping of blood to the body) of the heart and lead to a heart attack.  The blockage in the coronary arteries is referred to as coronary artery disease and if it is severe, the blood flow to the heart can be completely stopped which can be fatal. 
This blockage can be treated by medicine alone if the blockage is small, but if the blockage is severe, one would require a heart bypass surgery or a CABG( Coronary Ar…

Brain tumour Surgery in India

Brain tumour Surgery
A brain tumour is still a dreaded disease. If your loved one is detected with a brain tumour, it is very natural for you to get upset and look for the best hospital for brain tumour surgery in your country. It is also natural for you to become more concerned if the most advanced facility for brain tumour surgery is not available near you or you have to travel abroad like to India for best hospital for the brain tumour in India. 
Many people from countries like Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Sudan and other African countries travel abroad to India for best hospitals for brain tumour surgery. Many patients from countries in the middle east like UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and many from Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and other countries come to India for affordable brain tumour surgery. The advantage of coming to India for them lies in the fact that the cost of brain tumour or even brain cancer surgery in India is much less as compared to what one would  pay in countri…

Spinal stenosis - Treatment, Surgery and Cost of spine surgery in India

Spinal stenosis in IndiaAlmost everyone experiences low back pain at some point in life Majority of them do not require any intervention and the pain simply relieves on its own. However for a few, the pain is persistent and becomes worse with time.
The most common cause for back pain, as you get older, is spinal stenosis or narrowing of one or more areas of the spine, which most often results from narrowing of the spinal canal over time. By the time people reach 50, most people’s spine show at least some signs of age-related wear and tear of the disks and of facet joints, which can grow to be enlarged and arthritic. These changes can exert pressure on the spinal cord and nerves leading to pain, numbness or weakness in arms or legs or other problems adversely affecting the quality of your life.


Your neck and lower back are the most common parts to be affected by spinal stenosis; in the neck it is called cervical spinal stenosis. Cervical spinal stenosis can cause pain or stiffness in …