Old Surgical Instruments

What do you know about the history of surgery? What kind of instruments did doctors use for surgery in the past? How were disinfection and suturing?
Surgery is a medical procedure through which, certain tissues and organs are repaired, changed, or removed. The impressive progress of surgery dates back to the 9th and 10th centuries in Iran and other Islamic countries. The Old Surgical Instrument Exhibition demonstrates surgical procedures and reconstructed instruments based on a book attributed to the greatest surgeon in the Islamic period, “Abu al-Qasim Khalaf ibn al-Abbas. Some surgical instruments for oral and dental, eye, ear, and nose, urology, orthopedic, surgery and cautery, and bloodletting are introduced in this exhibition.