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Chiesi has prepared the information contained in this website https://lhonaware.com to the best of its knowledge and with the greatest professional diligence and takes no responsibility for any inaccuracies, inconsistencies, incompleteness or mistakes on this website. The information contained on the website https://lhonaware.com and in those linked to it is purely for information purposes and do not in any way replace the relationship already in existence between private individuals and their physician. Any type of information must therefore be discussed with one’s physician. Chiesi reserves the right to modify this website at any time without any prior notice. Neither Chiesi, or any other third party Company which may be involved in the creation, realization and publication of this website and all others linked to it, may be held responsible in any way for any direct or incidental damages resulting from or indirectly resulting from access to, use of or failure to use this website and others linked to it, or for any error or omission in its contents.

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Modifications to these conditions of use

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Disclaimer: The information on this website is intended only to provide knowledge of Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON). This information should not be used in place of advice from your GP or other healthcare professional. If in doubt, please contact your doctor for advice. This website has been produced by Chiesi Pharmaceuticals. The website has been developed in accordance with industry and legal standards to provide information for healthcare professionals and the general public about LHON. Chiesi Pharmaceuticals makes every reasonable effort to include accurate and current information. However, the information provided in this website is not exhaustive.

Patient & Caregiver: In case you need to report an adverse drug reaction, please refer to your physician, asking him to fill in and submit the relevant case report to the concerned Health Authority, according to the Pharmacovigilance requirements in force in your Country. Nevertheless, please be kindly reminded that each patient can report any such cases directly to the national reporting system.

Healthcare Professional: In case you want to report an adverse drug reaction you become aware of, please report it to your Health Authority according to the requirements set by the pharmacovigilance legislation.