Mela Sciences

50 South Buckhout Street, Suite 1
Irvington, NY 10533 USA
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Research Sector Medical Devices; Diagnostics

Summary Description Software driven technologies to evaluate and detect skin cancer. Other products are used to detect dental cavities and to measure skin wrinkles.

Management Michael Stewart, CEO; Robert W. Cook, CFO

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Keywords: premarket approval, oncology, dental, diagnostics

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Updated: Oct. 26, 2016


Description

Electro-Optical Sciences (EOS) develops non-invasive, point-of-care instruments to assist in the early diagnosis of melanoma. The company's flagship product is MelaFind, a tool for detecting melanoma.......view more

Products / Services

MelaFind is a hand-held imaging device that captures images of suspicious pigmented skin lesions and extracts data.......view more

Technology / Differentiation

MelaFind uses visible and infrared light to capture images of suspicious pigmented skin lesions, which are then analyzed against a proprietary database of melanomas and benign lesions. The database in...view more

Market / Customers

Melanoma is responsible for around 80% of skin cancer fatalities. There is currently no cure for advanced stage melanoma and treatment costs are estimated to run up to $170,000 per patient. However, ......view more


Competitors / Substitutes / Alternatives

Optiscan Imaging, Welch Allyn...view more

Status

The MelaFind system is currently under clinical investigation and is not yet available for commercial distribution in the United States or any other country. EOS does not expect to be able to commerci...view more

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