EDITOR’S COMMENT closing a cleft lip or for the care for a sunken upper eye- will also use it. We start our creativity on the shoulders of lid. Of course, we also have to pay for our daily bread and our teachers. In our medicine today, science, with its his- bills. Lyndon Peer, who trained me in our specialty used tory, does not exist only of bare facts, and the conse- to admonish us: ªPlastic surgery is also a businessº. He quences of bare facts. Ideas of our own, but also ideas made it quite clear, that capitalism had enabled the US of others, theirs or our own personal interpretation of to become the greatest country in the world, offering facts, allows us to diagnose the problems. Trying to solve training in plastic surgery also to Europeans, provided them, from our point of view, leads to the progress, we are they meet the standards. If we copy our colleagues, on seeking to communicate. how also to excel in our profession, we certainly do not do it for those reasons, for which in antiquity all those small and big gangsters did (and today still do it) in order References to deceive the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals


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