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pearl-nautilus: The earliest evidence of ancient dentistry we. pearl-nautilus: “The earliest evidence of ancient dentistry we have is an amazingly detailed dental work on a mummy from ancient Egypt.

Unbelievable surgical operations in ancient times

Archaeologists in the Burnt City have discovered what appears to be an ancient prosthetic eye. What makes this discovery exceptionally awesome is the striking description of how the owner and her false eye would have appeared while she was still alive and blinking: [The eye] has a hemispherical form and a diameter of just over 2.5 cm (1 inch). It consists of very light material, probably bitumen paste. The surface of the artificial eye is covered with a thin layer of gold, engraved with a…

Sharpening teeth is a very painful form of change .It is considered the ultimate form of beauty. Women Bagobo of Mindanao, island of the Philippines, must have spent many hours grinding of teeth rudimantare using various tools such as stone and wood.

Body modification in Mindanao

I found the photo above while searching for something totally unrelated. Unfortunately the accompanying text at the link is in ?Romanian. All I can discern is the place names of Mindanao and the Philippines, and some words that look like "modify" and "rudimentary instruments." A TinEye reverse-image-search doesn't help, and Babelfish doesn't offer a Romanian-to-English option. And I can't find anything relevant with the googling. The lady's lower teeth look to be intact, and black probably…

Boy with device to detect whether he is a "fake cripple" 1934 - The website is a great find - Ptak Science Books Vintage Medical, Vintage Ads, Vintage Photos, Pseudo Science, Science Books, Science Fair, Strange History, Medical History, Tecno

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Holocaust - Medical Experiments A 15 year old girl survives the gas and the Germans take her outside and put a bullet through her head. Within minutes she is being carried back to the room with the ovens, into which her now dead body is placed.

Holocaust - Medical Experiments

The Holocaust and the Nazi Medical Experiments

I'm so happy that CP treatment is so much more advanced. Braces for a child with spinal Cerebral Palsy, from August Schreiber’s General and Special Orthopedic Surgery, with the inclusion of orthopedic operations, 1888

Sutured Infection

An appreciative and varied trove of things historical, medical, and unusual.

treatment for scoliosis. well that's kind of terrifying. glad I wasn't a… treatment for scoliosis. well that's kind of terrifying. glad I wasn't around for that.

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Theory Of Disease

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OMG, this makes my teeth hurt just to look at it! Appears to be some type of dental reconstruction on his teeth. Looks like a mess! Ditch that dental surgeon! Looks like an old school denture gone wrong

Early 20th century photograph. Appears to be some type of dental reconstruction on his teeth.

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Crawford Long's ether amputation

A vintage tintype photo from between 1855-1860 portraying Dr. Crawford Long's first surgical procedure using ether as an anesthetic.

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19th and 20th century psychiatry: 22 rare photos

How did doctors treat mental disorders back in the 1800s and early 1900s? You might be surprised

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Early plastic surgery art -- artists made masks for many men wounded in the face during WWI. This is the heart, the root, of plastic surgery.

Casualties of War - Facemask for very bad wounded man - The very nature of trench warfare proved diabolically conducive to head and facial injuries. This leaded to tremendous advancements in plastic surgery and facial reconstruction. However, not all surgeries were successful. It was grimly accepted that facial disfigurement was the most traumatic of the multitude of horrific damages the war inflicted.