Certificate of compliance


is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity: valid until Sep 2020

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

28 Jun 2019

Certificate validity:

valid until Sep 2020

Date of last visit:

24 Oct 2019

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.

Leadership Team

(09 Jul 2019) - Link

The content (which includes any text, graphics, images or other material contained, accessed or entered on the Site by you or a health care provider ("Content") is for educational/informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment provided by a qualified health care provider.

(09 Jul 2019) - Link

RealSelf Privacy Policy

(09 Jul 2019) - Link

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

By Mari Malcolm ē Medical review by Jennifer L. Walden, MD on July 1st, 2019

(09 Jul 2019) - Link

Each entry lists the date it was created

(09 Jul 2019) - Link

Healthcare Professional Photo & Video Gallery Guidelines & Policies

(17 Sep 2019) - Link

Drop us a note anytime at or fill out the contact form.

(09 Jul 2019) - Link

RealSelf is free for consumers. Doctors and aesthetic brands can purchase advertising on RealSelf to market to consumers, which is how RealSelf makes money.

(17 Sep 2019) - Link

Advertisers canít alter or remove content (including reviews), or influence how that content is displayed.

(17 Sep 2019) - Link

Ads are displayed independently from consumer content.

(17 Sep 2019) - Link

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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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

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.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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