With all of the research that goes into finding the perfect, board-certified surgeon, many patients overlook the importance of where their cosmetic procedure is actually going to take place. Just like your surgeon, you need an accredited surgical facility that adheres to strict standards. This will ensure that your procedure goes as smoothly and safely as possible. Here are three reasons why you absolutely need to choose an accredited surgical facility:
- The Staff
At an accredited surgical facility you can be sure that the staff are highly trained to provide you the best care. Physicians’ certifications are checked regularly to ensure that only licensed professionals are working at the facility. Anesthesia is administered by a licensed anesthesia provider working with set anesthesia standards. You can relax knowing that you are being cared for by top health care professionals.
- The Facility
An accredited surgical facility prioritizes an exceptionally clean operating room with high-quality, up-to-date equipment. Any incident involving infection, a complication or anything that could impact the safety of a patient is documented and reported to the appropriate agencies. The facility has protocols in place in case of emergency that are reevaluated regularly. You can feel completely safe at an accredited surgical facility knowing there are plans in place in the extremely rare case that something out of the ordinary happens.
- Constant Reevaluation
Accredited surgical facilities are regularly reevaluated to ensure they remain in pristine condition with the best staff and protocols. Patient care programs are constantly reviewed and updated to ensure patients are getting the best care possible. There is no chance of a patient receiving expired medications and all medical supplies are checked and updated regularly. Surgeons also review and monitor each other to ensure they’re offering the best care to their patients.
The Aesthetic Surgery Center
We’re proud to tell our patients that nearly all of Dr. Ahn’s procedures take place at our private, in-office surgical suite accredited by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is the strictest accrediting agency and is recognized as the gold standard in health care. We are committed to providing the safest, top-quality care and have some of the highest credentialed health care professionals available. This includes a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, board-certified nurse anesthetists, and a certified registered nurse of the operating room (CNOR).
You can be sure that a facility with an accreditation has best-in-class equipment and services. For the best patient care and safest procedures, be sure that your cosmetic procedure takes place at an accredited surgical facility.