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What does ABFPRS Certification mean?

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If you want to have facial plastic surgery, is ABFPRS certification important?

A:

The AMERICAN BOARD OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY is NOT part of the AMERICAN BOARD OF MEDICAL SPECIALTIES.

Only the AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY is approved by the AMERICAN BOARD OF MEDICAL SPECIALTIES.

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