Clearside Biomedical gains media attention

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Ophthalmology Times, in a feature article about new and different therapies emerging through the uveitis pipeline, describes a novel suprachoroidal-injection technique beginning developed by Clearside Biomedical (NASDAQ:CLSD) using a proprietary formulation of triamcinolone.  In a Phase 2 trial in patients with macular edema secondary to uveitis, results demonstrated a significant reduction in macular edema, with improvements in vitreous haze and no corticosteroid-related increases in intraocular pressure.

“Suprachoroidal delivery of corticosteroid may be a potential approach to consider in the future,” Dr. Quan Dong Nguyen, professor of ophthalmology at Stanford University, said in the article.

A phase 3 trial of the technology is ongoing.

The article can be viewed here.