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This blog provides general information and discussion about keratoconus, eye health, and other related subjects.

The information contained on this website and within our online communities and social network profiles, is intended solely for general educational purposes; it is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice relative to your specific medical condition.

Always seek the advice of your personal physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition.

Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read online. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your healthcare provider or 911 immediately.

General Disclaimer

The contents displayed on this website, and within our online communities and social network profiles, such as text, graphics, images, posts, and comments are intended for educational purposes only. the contents provided within our network are intended to educate, entertain or stimulate conversation about certain issues related to keratoconus, eye health, and other related subjects, and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, medical examination, diagnosis, treatment, or any medical care whatsoever.

Any mention of products or services is not meant as a guarantee, endorsement, or recommendation of the products, services, or companies. Reliance on any information provided is solely at your own risk. Please discuss any options with your healthcare provider.

The information you share, including that which might otherwise be Protected Health Information, to this site is by design open to the public and is not a private, secure service. You should think carefully before disclosing any personal information in any public forum. What you have written may be seen, disclosed to, or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict, including to contact you or otherwise be used for unauthorized or unlawful purposes. As with any public forum on any site, this information may also appear in third-party search engines like Google, MSN, Yahoo, etc.

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We do not accept any responsibility for, nor make any representations as to the accuracy of, any content in the third party linked websites. we do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information on third party linked websites. use of linked sites is strictly at your own risk.

Comments

Any third party comments published on the blog are third-party information for which we take no responsibility and disclaim all liability. the views expressed in the posts and comments of this blog do not necessarily reflect the views of KeratoconusGroup management team. They should be understood as the personal opinions of the author. participants on this Blog are fully responsible for everything that they submit in their comments, and all posted comments are in the public domain.

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Blog Participation Agreement

By your participation in this team blog, you agree and acknowledge that the opinions expressed on this site are the personal opinions of the original author(s), not Keratoconus Group Network and the management team.

You agree that your participation in this blog is completely voluntary and at your own risk, which you hereby assume.

We may revise and update provisions of this participation agreement at any time, without notice. Your continued usage of this blog will mean you accept the provisions of this Agreement as well as any changes. we expressly reserve the right to change the focus of this Blog, to shut it down, to sell it, or to change the terms of use at our sole discretion.

You are responsible for your reliance on any information found on this blog. you are responsible for your communications and all consequences of posting those communications. you agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type to this blog that infringe or violate any rights of any party.

The use of this blog is at your own risk. in no event shall the management team, our authors, or any third parties mentioned on this blog be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use this blog or its content. the management team, our authors, or any third parties mentioned on this blog are not liable for any personal injury caused by your use or misuse of the this blog or its content.

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All other trademarks, trade names, brand names or logos appearing on this website are the property of their respective owners.

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Please contact us if you have questions regarding use of our logo.

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Advertising Policy and Disclaimer

Paid advertisements may appear in Keratoconus Group's blog and our other digital publications. Keratoconus Group does not endorse or evaluate the advertised product, service, or company, nor any of the claims made by the advertisement. Advertisers making claims are expected to have research data that substantiates these claims and the research or citation is to be made available on the vendor's website or, where proprietary interests exist, be made available upon request. We reserve the right to refuse, reject, or cancel any ad for any reason at any time without liability. Advertising does not influence editorial decisions or content in any way.

Acceptance of an ad does not imply Keratoconus Group’s endorsement or guarantee of the product or service advertised. Keratoconus Group is not responsible for any claims made in an ad.

Advertisers making claims are expected to have research data that substantiates these claims and that is easily assessable via a website and/or made available upon request.

Products and services must be in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws, and they must meet applicable FDA regulations and FTC requirements. Adherence to legal and regulatory requirements concerning the content of advertising is the advertisers’ responsibility.

Advertisers assume responsibility for all contents of advertisements published, and each represents that it is fully authorized and/or licensed to publish the entire contents and subject matter contained in its advertisements including: the names and/or images of living persons; any copyrighted material; any testimonials contained in any advertisement submitted to and published by Keratoconus Group.

Advertisers will also indemnify and save harmless Keratoconus Group, as publisher, against all loss, liability, damage, and expense of any nature arising out of the copying, printing, or publishing of its advertisement, including without limitation reasonable attorney’s fees resulting from claims or suits for libel, violation of rights or privacy, plagiarism, copyright, and trademark infringement.

Advertisers are protected from rate changes for the duration of the contract.

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