Notice & Disclaimer
Disclaimer: The material in this site is provided for non-commercial and educational purposes only, and does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement with respect to any company, product, treatment or therapy. Treatment and therapy should only be determined after a personal consultation with a professional of your choice. Our office has tried to be as accurate as possible in developing this site and have tried to make the information useful, informative, and educational. There can be huge differences between choices of equipment and their performance, effectiveness and quality. On our web site the terms laser, IPL, and other light source energies are often used interchangeably with the general term laser. Though we try to be accurate, many areas of the site are based on our own expert opinion and experiences, and we are not responsible for errors or inaccurate material.
ANY PRE-PAID PACKAGE OR PRE-PAID SERVICE(S) MUST BE USED
WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF THE PURCHASE DATE OR
IT BECOMES NULL AND VOID.
Photographs throughout the site are meant to be educational. Photos may be used from other treatment providers and we make no representation that they are our own. Treatment photos are representative in a general sense of the material presented, and no claims or warranties are made that the same result can be guaranteed in another individual. Our office makes every attempt to not infringe on anyone's or any institutions property rights or copyrights or trademarks, and if this happens it is with no intent and not willful. Anything on the site is intended as educational and noncommercial. Please notify us immediately and we will take urgent and immediate corrective action to correct and remove any errors or accidental usages. If anyone knows of marks or ownership they are to notify the business immediately for removal of any unintentional misused item, even though our purpose is purely educational and for noncommercial use.
Treatment, therapy, and results vary by individual person and patient. Our office makes no representations and specifically disclaims all warranties, express, implied or statutory, regarding the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, potential therapy or treatment results, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of any material contained in this site. All opinions and comments on our web sites are based on our own personal opinions and experience and/or from comments by our patients. You should seek the advice of a professional regarding your particular health or medical situation and for a specific diagnoses, treatment, or therapy for your own individual needs. Primary and Secondary and even Tertiary consultations with other providers/clinics are encouraged before you make any treatment decisions. Some treatments may only produce temporary results and may need regular maintenance treatments. Many treatments can provide long term benefits. Some patients simply will not respond to a treatment and the result may be minimal or not help at all. There is no guarantee when doing medical or surgical or cosmetic procedures. No one can guarantee a result. Side effects and adverse reactions are certainly possible including burns, blisters, scars, infection, hypo or hyper pigmentation, etc., and many of these are aggravated or potentiated by too much sun or tanning exposure. Prior to the procedure a minimum or 4 to 6 weeks of no sun or tanning but we prefer 8 to 12 weeks of no sun or tanning depending on the type of procedures done.
Our office reserves the right to alter or discontinue any service, offering, or coupon in our office at any time.
ALL SERVICES AT OUR OFFICE ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. SERVICES ARE GENERALLY CLASSIFIED AS COSMETIC AND OR NEW TECHNOLOGY AND ARE NOT USUALLY REIMBURSIBLE BY INSURANCE. OUR OFFICE WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN ANY INSURANCE OR THIRD PARTY PAYOR CLAIMS AND WILL NOT BE INVOLVED IN FILING INSURANCE CLAIMS, MEDICAL SAVING PLANS, GOVERNMENT OR DISABILITY CLAIMS OR ANY OTHER PAPERWORK.
THIS OFFICE OPERATES AS A LASER TYPE FACILITY AND DOES NOT TAKE ON THE INDIVIDUAL OR DAILY MEDICAL CARE OF ANY INDIVIDUAL. ALL CUSTOMERS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE A PRIMARY MEDICAL PHYSICIAN DIRECTING AND RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR DAILY CARE AND SHOULD FOLLOW-UP WITH THIS PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR FOR ANY PROBLEMS, ISSUES, OR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES. IF YOU ARE HAVING AN EMERGENCY AND YOUR PRIMARY DOCTOR IS NOT AVAILABLE YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR CARE AND IT IS OUR SUGGESTION THAT YOU CALL 911 OR GO TO A LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM. ALL COSTS ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CUSTOMER/PATIENT/CLIENT. DR. LEIKER IS BOARD CERTIFIED IN INTERNAL MEDICINE AND MAKES NO CLAIM TO CERTIFICATION IN ANY OTHER SPECIALTY. ANY PRICES QUOTED OR COMPARISON PRICES TO OTHER LASER PROCEDURES OR OTHER COMPANY LASER PROCEDURES ARE JUST ESTIMATES AND PLEASE CALL AROUND AND CHECK YOUR OWN PRICES. OUR PRIMARY WEBSITE SINCE 2003 HAS BEEN LASER-DERM.COM, BUT ALL PRICING IS CONTROLLED BY SKINCAREKC.COM AND IF THERE IS ANY VARIATION INTERNAL OFFICE PRICING IS CONTROLLING. WE MAINTAIN THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY TREATMENTS BASED SOLELY ON OUR OWN DISCRETION AND JUDGEMENT.
OUR OFFICE DOES NOT KEEP OR PARTICIPATE IN ELECTRONIC RECORDS AND IS NOT SUBJECT TO THE HIPAA LAWS WHICH WERE PASSED FOR ELECTRONIC RECORDS PROVIDERS. THUS, DO NOT CONFUSE ACCESS LAWS FOR PATIENT RECORDS WRITTEN SPECIFICALLY FOR ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS/ELECTRONIC INSURANCE TRANSACTIONS HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS. OUR OFFICE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE WITH ANY INSURANCE OR THIRD PARTY PAYORS. THERE ARE NO ELECTRONIC RECORD EXCHANGES. OUR OFFICE IS NOT A COVERED ENTITY UNDER HIPAA.
OUR OFFICE ALSO CHARGES COPYING, MAILING, INSPECTION AND ADMINISTRATIVE FEES IF RECORDS ARE SENT OUT. FOR NON-ELECTRONIC RECORDS THE MEDICAL PAPER RECORD IS THE PROPERTY OF THE BUSINESS BY A LONG HISTORY OF COURT RULINGS.
OUR ONLY OBLIGATION FOR NON-ELECTRONIC RECORDS IS TO A COURT OF LAW OR LICENSING BOARD. WE MAY PROVIDE WITH PROPER CONSENTS AND RELEASES A COPY OR SUMMARY OF A TREATMENT TO ANOTHER TREATING HEALTH PROVIDER. A COPY MAY BE PROVIDED TO THE PATIENT WITH PROPER RELEASES AND ON PAYMENT OF THE FEE THAT THE STATE ALLOWS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS, LABOR COSTS, AND COPYING COSTS.
IF A PATIENT OR PARTY WISHES TO WRITE A CHECK AT OUR OFFICE FOR PAYMENT THEN WE MAY ASK FOR A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR DRIVERS LICENSE NUMBER BECAUSE OFTEN LOCAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OR COLLECTION AGENCIES REQUIRE THESE TO FOLLOW UP ON BAD CHECK PAYMENTS FOR COLLECTIONS AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS.
OUR OFFICE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE TREATMENT
OR A SERVICE TO ANY INDIVIDUAL OR PERSON.