Certificate of compliance

USAEyes - Lasik Patient Advocacy Surgeon Certification

is in compliance with the HONcode

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5 Years

Certificate validity 05 Apr 2012 - Apr 2014

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct338474

Date of initial review:

26 Jul 2006

Certificate validity

05 Apr 2012 - Apr 2014

Date of last visit:

25 Feb 2014
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Unless otherwise noted the author of the material on this website is the Executive Director of the Council for Refractive Surgery Quality Assurance Glenn Hagele, who is not a physician.
 

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Collaborative platforms:
Additionally: www.usaeyes.org/ask-lasik-expert/ucp.php?mode=terms "You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-orientated or any other material that may violate any laws be it of your country, the country where “Lasik Eye Surgery Q&A” is hosted or International Law. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned, with notification of your Internet Service Provider if deemed required by us."
The USAEyes Ask Lasik Expert forum is moderated by the Executive Director of the organization, who is not a medical professional.

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Materials presented in this website are for informational purposes only and are not medical advice.
 

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Privacy Policy
USAEyes.org complies with the Better Business Bureau Online privacy policy.
 

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The second way in which we collect your information is by what you submit to us. This can be, and is not limited to: posting as an anonymous user (hereinafter “anonymous posts”), registering on “Lasik Eye Surgery Q&A” (hereinafter “your account”) and posts submitted by you after registration and whilst logged in (hereinafter “your posts”).

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty using the big-bubble technique for keratectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis.
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2010 Jul;36(7):1156-60
Authors: Javadi MA, Feizi S
 

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Collaborative platforms:

When posted information is not based upon direct personal experience, all forum users must provide references (links, for example) to the health/medical information they provide.

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Last updated Monday, April 12, 2010
 

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Sun Oct 30, 2011

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Collaborative platforms:

All participants must only post information which is true and correct to their knowledge.

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Mailing address, phone and email are provided.

Contact USAEyes
 

(05 Apr 2012) - Link

The USAEyes website and associated public services are provided by the Council for Refractive Surgery Quality Assurance (CRSQA). CRSQA is a nongovernmental, nonprofit, tax exempt organization.
CRSQA requires fees collected from doctors we for whom we certify patient outcomes. (...) CRSQA does not charge patients for services provided, does not accept charitable contributions, and does not accept commercial advertising All operating funds are derived from patient outcome certification fees.
 

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Collaborative platforms:

All members of CRSQA's governing Board of Trustees, advisory committees, and even staff are volunteers who do not receive a salary for their work and assistance.

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CRSQA does not charge patients for services provided, does not accept charitable contributions, and does not accept commercial advertising
 

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

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