DISCLAIMER: Recommendations presented here should not be considered inclusive of all proper methods of care or exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed to obtain the same results. The ultimate judgment regarding the propriety of any specific procedure or treatment must be made by the ophthalmologist in light of the individual circumstances presented by the patient.This information is intended solely to provide risk management recommendations. It is not intended to constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as a source for legal advice. If legal advice is desired or needed, an attorney should be consulted. This information is not intended to be a modification of the terms and conditions of your OMIC policy of insurance. Please refer to your OMIC policy for these terms and conditions.
NOTICE TO PHYSICIANSThis consent form is provided as a sample form only. Carefully review it and change it as needed to reflect your practice.OMIC encourages its insureds to inform their patients of their limited experience performing new surgical techniques. For additional information regarding this informed consent issue, please refer to OMIC's Hotline article, "Informing Patients About Your Surgical Experience," featured in the Spring 2004 Digest, and available at www.omic.com. APPROVED USESThe Visian ICLTM was approved by the FDA for:
Any use outside these parameters constitutes “off-label” use of the device. The ophthalmologist should weigh the risk/benefit ratio and inform the patient of the “off-label” status. The “off-label” status should be added to the procedure-specific consent form.POSSIBLE CONTRAINDICATIONS
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