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Benefits of having an AAAASF certified Surgery Center
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Benefits of having an AAAASF certified Surgery Center

For starters, what is an AAASF Certified surgery Center? AAAASF stands for The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities. This not-for-profit organization certifies surgery centers across the country that meet strict and specific qualifications. So what does that really mean? As their website states, The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities...

3 Ways Male Breast Reduction Surgery Will Improve Your Life
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3 Ways Male Breast Reduction Surgery Will Improve Your Life

Gynecomastia is a condition that is also known as enlarged male breasts. The most frequent cause of gynecomastia is a high or out-of-balance estrogen level. However, other factors such as obesity, tumors, thyroid disease, or kidney failure can also lead to enlarged male breasts. This imbalance causes larger-than-normal breast tissue in men, though the sizes...

Breast Implant Illness: What is it and What’s Being Done?
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Breast Implant Illness: What is it and What’s Being Done?

Everything you need to know about breast implant illness What’s the Problem? Earlier in March, the Food and Drug Administration issued a statement explaining that many implants or insertable devices–from pacemakers to breast implants–may trigger allergic reactions or lead to sickness for some people. This happens, the FDA report explains, because with any foreign substance...