The purpose of the health information on the website of the Lymphedema Association of Ontario (LAO) is to inform and educate. This information does not replace the knowledge, expertise, skill and judgment of health care providers. It is not meant to be used for diagnosis or treatment. If you have medical questions or concerns about your own health, please consult a qualified health care provider. The LAO makes every effort to ensure that the health information on this website is correct and up-to-date, but cannot guarantee that it is error-free or complete.