BURNABY, British Columbia – November 20, 2012 –LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED Medical” or “the company”), is proud to announce that the VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System, the market-leading early-stage oral cancer detection device approved by the FDA, Health Canada, and European regulators, has been chosen by Dentistry Today magazine for one of its annual “Top 50 Technology Products” awards. Dentistry Today’s “Top 50 Technology Products” represent the best and brightest technologies available to dental professionals each year. The recipients are determined based on input from readers of Dentistry Today.
“We are honoured and pleased to receive this Readers’ Choice award from Dentistry Today magazine,” said LED’s founder and CEO, Peter Whitehead. “Dental professionals around the world are realizing that they have a crucial role to play in the detection of oral cancer, and that the VELscope Vx is the best available tool for helping them find this devastating disease in its earliest stages. The fact that this award was based on the input of the magazine’s readership – dental professionals – is particularly gratifying.”
About LED Medical Diagnostics Inc.
LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, LED Dental Inc., is the manufacturer of the Velscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System. Velscope Vx devices, the first to apply tissue fluorescence visualization technology to the oral cavity, are used to conduct more screenings for oral cancer and other oral diseases than any other adjunctive device in the world. To date, the VELscope has sold over 12,000 units, and been used to perform an estimated 25-million exams. For more information, call +1 (604) 434-4614, or visit www.velscope.com.
About the VELscope Vx
The Velscope Vx is a powerful FDA-approved tool used to screen for oral cancer. It saves lives and decreases morbidity by helping clinicians detect early stage oral cancer, pre-cancer, and other abnormalities in the mouth such as viral, fungal and bacterial infections. For more information please call +1 (604) 434-4614, or visit www.velscope.com.