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Disclaimer

The Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region website is intended to provide general eye care educational information and to help users more easily access information about eye care conditions and services.

Intention / Use of Website

This agreement can be modified by Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region (“OCCR”) at any time and any such modification will be effective immediately upon posting. By accessing and using this website, you assent to these terms and conditions.

Medical Disclaimer

If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Do not rely on electronic communications or communication through this website for immediate, urgent medical needs. This website is not designed to facilitate medical emergencies.

Health Content

This website does not provide medical advice.

Some information on the site is written by health care providers affiliated with OCCR and some content is provided by outside sources.

The content of this website, such as graphics, images, text and all other materials, is provided for reference and educational purposes only. The content is not meant to be complete or exhaustive or to be applicable to any specific individual’s medical condition.

OCCR assumes no duty to correct or update the website nor to resolve or clarify any inconsistent information that might be a part of the website. This website contains health or medically related materials that can be considered sexually explicit. If you find these materials offensive, do not use this website.

This website is not an attempt to practice medicine or provide specific medical advice, and it should not be used to make a diagnosis or to replace or overrule a qualified health care provider’s judgment. Users should not rely on this website for emergency medical treatment. The content on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult with a qualified and licensed physician or another medical care provider, and follow their advice without delay regardless of anything read on this website.

Use of programs on the OCCR website does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. Should you electronically request an appointment through the website, OCCR will use the information you submit to arrange for care where and when appropriate.

Liability

You assume full responsibility for using the information on this site, and you understand and agree that OCCR is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage resulting from its use by you or any user.

OCCR cannot and does not warrant that access to the site will be an error- or virus-free and does not guarantee against unauthorized users or hackers attempting to obtain access to this website.

OCCR does not intentionally or knowingly collect personal information from children under age 18. If you are under the age of 18, please consult a parent or guardian for help in using this website.

Accuracy and Timeliness

Although we try to keep the information on the site as accurate as possible, OCCR disclaims any warranty concerning its accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of the content, and any other warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. OCCR also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue this website, any page or any functionality at any time and without any notice.

External Links

In order to provide website users with other helpful information, the OCCR website contains links to other websites. However, OCCR provides no authority over external organizations’ websites, and this policy does not apply to external sites that are provided as links. Pages of external websites might have different terms of use. OCCR provides links to certain external websites as a convenience to visitors of its website; the existence of a link is not intended to be, and should not be taken as, an endorsement by OCCR of any product or service that may be available through such external websites.

Copyright

All copyrightable text, graphics, design, selection, and arrangement of information in this website are copyrighted by Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region unless otherwise noted.

Privacy

By using the OCCR website, you agree to acceptance of the Website Privacy Policy.

We will review this disclaimer frequently and reserve the right to revise it periodically. If we make changes to this policy, we will post the updated policy here.