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HONcode status The health Website
LASIK Secrets
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:LASIK Secrets
Web address:http://lasik-secrets.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct953764
Date of initial review: 16 Mar 2010
Validity of certificate05 Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
Date of last visit05 Jun 2012
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Frans Rehl is still participating and Giorgia N Toro - Advisor & Contributor.
Our team of professionals who have been working for the last 5 years on research and interacting on a daily basis with (Refractive eye surgery) knows that LASIK is a long term study procedure, that is why we are always open and willing to accept constructive criticism from other professionals in order to improve our educational resource. The website was founder by Frans I Rehl.
  (10 Nov 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
LASIK Secrets is an independent source committed to help individuals to understand the complexity and simplicity on one of the most important eye surgeries of the century (LASIK). We transform our own research, experiences, opinions and contributions into a valuable recommendation to our audience, by distributing in a responsible manner appropriate material, reliable details and facts, allowing them to gain knowledge and better understanding to their expectations.
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Audience:
...for consumers,...
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Purpose of the website
Important Note:
Our "entity site " is intended to complement information and not to be a substitute for LASIK practitioner's advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
  (10 Nov 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
All the pages are individually dated.
 
Page updated February 07, 2011
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5. Justification of claims
LASIK risks and potential complications.
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6. User support and adequation
A contact form is provided
Contact us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
We use third-party advertising company (Chitika) to serve ads when you visit our website. This company may collect information in order to provide advertisements about goods and services. The information collected will not include your name, address, email address, or telephone number, instead they will collect information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide relevance to your interest. If you would like to know more about this practice used by this company, **click here**. Our funfind are exclusively oriented to pay web hosting and website maintenance. We do not s...  (05 Dec 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Advertisement

  (05 Jun 2012) - Link

LASIK-Secrets.com also sells advertisemets on the site to companies that are related to the eye care field, however, it is important to mention that under no circumstances these companies are influencing on the content of our publications. We emphasize ethic over profit therefore visitors should know that our advertising program are limited to a certain number of spots in order to avoid any possible conflict of interest with the advertisers. These spot ads will be always published with the word (advertisement) in the upper right of the spots for proper distinction.
  (05 Dec 2011) - Link

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