Privacy Policy Guiding Principles

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Privacy Policy Guiding Principles

The Eye Floater Institute respects the privacy of its website users. We are happy to share with you our policy regarding your privacy in using our website, information that may be collected from you on our site, and how it is used.

The Eye Floater Institute will take reasonable precaution to protect your personal information including encryption and passwords when appropriate.

The Eye Floater Institute and Ellex, Inc. will use overall demographic data of our web users to improve the site and enhance services. The Eye Floater Institute may contact website users regarding their experience using our website to obtain feedback to enhance user experience.

Privacy Policy - Information Collection and Use

The Eye Floater Institute and Ellex, Inc. are the owners of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or lease this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this policy.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information while visiting the Eye Floater Institute website. Cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our users to further develop our Website.

Collection of Personal Information

The Eye Floater Institute and Ellex collects information that is submitted by website users. We will only collect personally identifiable information that you choose to provide on our website, including first and last name, email address, and phone number. We will not collect personally identifiable information unless you knowingly provide it to us by completing a form to give us your information on our website. Should you choose to provide this information, we may use it to collect demographics and provide this information to doctors who specialize in eye floater treatment. In addition to the use of personal identifiable information, The Eye Floater Institute may also gather anonymous information, which may be used by The Eye Floater Institute or shared with third parties. The Eye Floater Institute and Ellex, Inc. may also gather geographical and other demographic data from users and may share this data with third parties. Generally, this information is collected through "traffic data" and may entail the use of cookies and IP addresses. The Eye Floater Institute uses such traffic data to help determine how users use parts of the Website so we can analyze trends, administer the site, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to provide for a better experience for the user. IP addresses, geographic demographics, and other traffic data are not linked to personally identifiable information.


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that The Eye Floater Institute and Ellex, Inc. are not responsible for the privacy practices of these Web sites. The Eye Floater Institute and Ellex, Inc. are not responsible for content provided on these sites or for the validity of content on these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This policy applies solely to information collected by this website.

Your Acceptance to These Terms

By using this site, you signify your acceptance of the Eye Floater Institute Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website.

Notification of Changes

The Eye Floater Institute reserves the right to change this policy at any time without notice. This privacy policy is effective as of April 1st, 2017. Should we make any changes to our privacy policy, we will notify visitors who have provided their emails to the Eye Floater Institute via email. We will also notify site visitors of changes on the home page of the Eye Floater Institute website. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our website following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept these changes.


In accordance with the FTC guidelines concerning use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising, please be aware of the following:

The Eye Floater Institute has permission from the ophthalmologist performing Laser Vitreolysis in these videos (the doctor’s patients have authorized him to share these testimonials publicly) to use these testimonials in educational marketing. Testimonials appearing in these video presentations are actually received via video submission from the ophthalmologist. They are individual patient experiences, reflecting real life experiences of those patients treated by an ophthalmologist with a special purpose laser product. However, they are individual results and results vary. Eye Floater Institute does not claim that they are typical results that consumers will generally achieve. The testimonials are not necessarily representative of all of those who will use or be treated by a special purpose laser product for Laser Vitreolysis.

The video patient testimonials displayed are given verbatim. Some have been shortened and not in whole as some of the testimonial seemed irrelevant for the general public. All patient testimonials appear after they have been reviewed by management of Eye Floater Institute. The Eye Floater Institute does not share the opinions, views or commentary of any patient testimonials found in this video presentation, and are strictly the testimonial of the patients.  Additionally, these testimonials are not intended to make claims that company laser products used for the Laser Vitreolysis procedure can be used to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate or prevent any disease, and neither Ellex nor the Eye Floater Institute makes any warranty regarding the information provided on this webpage. This site is to be used for informational purposes only, and patients must consult with their ophthalmologist to determine which treatments are right for them. As such:

  • Patients must do their own due diligence when searching out an ophthalmologist to perform Laser Vitreolysis.
  • Ophthalmologists that perform Laser Vitreolysis share the potential outcomes and risks associated with Laser Vitreolysis with prospective patients prior to treatment. The ophthalmologists listed in the Physician Locator offer the Laser Vitreolysis procedure, but the authors of this web site are unaware of their experience or patient outcomes. The ophthalmologists listed in the Physician Locator to the best of our knowledge use the Ellex Ultra Q-Reflex or Tango-Reflex YAG lasers to perform the Laser Vitreolysis procedure.
  • The creators of this web site are not responsible for patient treatment outcomes and Patients at their sole discretion make the decision on whether they have surgery performed and accept all potential and real risks.

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