Last updated November 22th 2022.
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The testimonials on the Site are not intended, nor should they be construed, as claims that our services can be used to diagnose, treat, mitigate, cure, prevent or otherwise be used for any disease or medical condition.
The material and content posted in the News section of the Site is, as is the rest of the content of the Site, solely intended for informational purposes and is under no circumstance intended to replace or substitute the professional medical evaluation by a trained health care professional. We therefore explicitly disclaim all responsibility, liability, and damage be it physical or financial, one might suffer for actions taken upon reading this information. See the WEBSITE DISCLAIMER ABOVE, as it is also applicable to the blog/ News section of the Site.
The posts in the News section are furthermore only to be considered Our opinions and/ or experiences and in no way are to be construed as being related to affiliated clinics and/ or collaborators.
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This website includes stock photography models (Models) who are not actual patients of, nor are affiliated with Us. We have obtained the rights to use the photographs via license agreements with a third-party stock photography company, either directly or through a collaborating clinic/entity to whom We lend our professional services. The photographs showing Models are used on this website for illustrative purposes only. Where photos of real patients (not Models) are used they are indicated with a descriptive text adjacent to it for explanatory purposes. Pre-operative and postoperative photographs on the Site are patients of van der Veen - Oculoplastics and are treated/ operated by Us, as indicated by the descriptive text adjacent to these images which can be found under the tap "Gallery" (EN), "Galería" (ES) or "Voor & na" (NL).
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