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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Dry Eye, Shire

Shire Applies for European Approval for Dry Eye Drug Lifitegrast

Shire announced that it has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) in the UK for lifitegrast for the treatment of dry eye disease. The application, submitted on August 7, 2017, has been…

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Friday, July 21, 2017 | CE Mark Approval, Dry Eye, TearLab Corp.

TearLab Announces European Regulatory Clearance for Next-Generation TearLab Discovery System

TearLab announced that the commercial version of its next-generation in-vitro diagnostics testing platform, the TearLab Discovery System, has received CE Marking, providing clearance in the European U…

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Friday, July 21, 2017 | Dry Eye, Medical Studies

TFOS DEWS II Report Published; Dry Eye Disease Redefined

The long-awaited Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) Dry Eye Workshop II (DEWS II) report was published on July 21, 2017, updating the definition of dry eye disease (DED) and potentially imp…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | Clinical Trials, Dry Eye

Lamellar Biomedical Recruits First Patients into Clinical Study Assessing Lamelleye for Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

Lamellar Biomedical announced the recruitment of the first patients in a clinical study assessing Lamelleye for the treatment of moderate to severe dry eye disease (DED). Lamelleye is designed to prov…

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Monday, May 01, 2017 | Dry Eye, Partnerships, Parion Sciences, Shire

Shire and Parion Sciences Enter into a Collaborative License Agreement to Advance P-321 for Ophthalmic Indications

Shire and Parion Sciences announced they have entered into an agreement granting Shire exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize P-321. Shire will lead development of P-321, an investi…

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Thursday, April 06, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Dry Eye, Imprimis Pharmaceuticals

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Acquires Exclusive License to Patented Ophthalmic Formulation for Dry Eye Disease

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals announced that it has entered into an licensing agreement for the exclusive worldwide rights to Klarity, a patented ophthalmic topical solution and gel technology for patients…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | Dry Eye, Pharmaceutical, Novaliq

Novaliq Announces Licensing Agreement With AFT Pharmaceuticals for Distribution of NovaTears

Novaliq announced a strategic licensing agreement with AFT Pharmaceuticals for the commercialization of Novaliq's lead product NovaTears in Australia and New Zealand. NovaTears is Novaliq&rsquo…

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Friday, February 17, 2017 | Dry Eye, Earnings & Financials, Shire

Shire Provides Update on Early Xiidra Sales

As part of its fourth quarter and full-year earnings release on Thursday, Shire provided information about the early sales of its dry eye disease drug Xiidra (lifitegrast), which was launched in Augus…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | Dry Eye, Medical Studies

Faster Diagnosis Could Improve Quality of Life for People With Dry Eye Disease

Dry eye disease can be difficult to diagnose, and delays in diagnosis may lead to more severe symptoms and a greater impact on patients' daily lives, according to a European study. People with a d…

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017 | Clinical Trials, Dry Eye, Sun Pharma

Sun Pharma Announces Positive Topline Results of Confirmatory Phase 3 Clinical Trial for Seciera for Treatment of Dry Eye

Sun Pharma announced successful phase 3 confirmatory clinical trial results for Seciera (cyclosporine A 0.09% ophthalmic solution) for the treatment of dry eye disease, according to a company news rel…

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 | Clinical Trials, Dry Eye

RegeneRx Announces First Patients Enrolled in Phase 3 US Dry Eye Clinical Trial (ARISE-2 Trial) with RGN-259

RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals announced that the first patients have been enrolled in a phase 3 clinical trial (ARISE-2 trial) with RGN-259 (Thymosin beta 4), its sterile, preservative-free eye drop for…

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | Dry Eye, Medical Studies, TearScience

A Single LipiFlow Treatment Demonstrates Sustained Improvement in Gland Function and Symptoms in Patients with MGD and Dry Eye

TearScience announced the publication of a seminal prospective, multicenter clinical trial showing that a single LipiFlow treatment can deliver sustained mean improvement in meibomian gland function a…

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | Dry Eye, Medical Studies

Patients With Dry Eye and Normal Visual Acuity Read More Slowly

People with dry eye read more slowly, even if they have normal visual acuity, according to a new report. Reading speed may become a tool to directly measure the functional impairment that dry eye…

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016 | Dry Eye, Medical Studies

Medscape Survey: Many Clinicians Take Wait-and-See Attitude to New Dry Eye Drug

Indications from a Medscape survey are that clinicians will investigate lifitegrast ophthalmic solution (Xiidra, Shire) for treatment of dry eye disease (DED) now that it has been approved, but most w…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 | Clinical Trials, Dry Eye, Parion Sciences

Parion Sciences Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Clinical Trial of P-321 for the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

Parion Sciences announced it has initiated a phase 2 clinical trial of P-321 ophthalmic dolution in patients with dry eye disease. P-321 is an inhibitor of the epithelial sodium channels (ENaC) on the…

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