Health Discovery Corporation (OTCBB: HDVY), a molecular diagnostics leader in the use of patent protected advanced mathematical techniques and pattern recognition technology (SVM) for personalized medicine, and Doctors Optimal Formula LLC , a physician exclusive anti-aging, health and wellness company are launching Retinalyze Analytics, to assist Ophthalmologists and Optometrists with the Detection of Macular Degeneration, at the upcoming Heart of America Convention geared for primary eye care practitioners this February 17 th and 18 th 2012. With thousands in attendance expected, this meeting will provide an excellent opportunity to launch our ground-breaking vision saving technology.
Retinalyze Analytics will initially be used for age-related macular degeneration (“AMD”), a progressive eye disease affecting more than 15 million Americans, with over 200,000 new cases diagnosed each year. AMD is the leading cause of blindness in adults 55 years and older which can result in severe visual loss because it affects the macula portion of the eye, where the sharpest central vision occurs.
Coinciding with the upcoming launch, the website www.retinalyze.com will be unveiled. This website will provide an extensive health care library relating to eye diseases. Additionally, we will offer a Macular Degeneration Risk Assessment tool that will help evaluate the patient’s risk factors for developing macular degeneration. It will also provide very useful information on how best to prevent, minimize and/or treat their eye disease. Patients will be able to learn more about their eye disease, as well as, Retinalyze Analytics can also search for Retinalyze Providers in their area.
“With Doctors Optimal Formula’s current extensive physician network of over 7,000 eye doctors, we expect thousands of Ophthalmologists and Optometrists to begin utilizing Retinalyze Analytics within the first few months after this initial launch,” states Howard Loff, MD, a renowned Oculo-Plastic Surgeon and CEO of Doctors Optimal Formula.