Acland: The encyclopedia about the beauty

Robert D. Acland (1941-2016) was a surgeon and scientist. Acland is one of the pioneers in plastic and reconstructive microsurgery. He developed microsurgical instruments (Acland microvascular clamp) and microsurgical sutures (10-0 nylon sutures and needles) that are still used today.

Who was Acland?

From 1972 to 1975, Acland trained as a plastic surgeon at Canniesburn Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland. At the Canniesburn, Acland performed microsurgical procedures that could take up to fourteen hours.

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