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On rhinoplasty, eugenics and the strange mythos of the nose - Museum
Monica Uszerowicz is a writer and photographer based in Miami, Florida. Writer Monica Uszerowicz wrestles—and makes peace with—her nose. Though treatments for a broken nose are outlined in the Edwin Smith Papyrus—an ancient Egyptian medical text—the documented history of rhinoplasty might begin around 500 BCE, when Susruta, an Indian physician, authored The Compendium of Susruta. He …