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Ellex Announces Six-Month Results on Retina Regeneration Therapy
Date:11/9/2008

ATLANTA, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellex Medical Lasers Limited (ASX: ELX), a global leader in the design and manufacture of ophthalmic laser and ultrasound systems, today announced the six-month clinical study results for the groundbreaking treatment Retina Regeneration Therapy (Ellex 2RT(TM)) at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The results were presented by Professor John Marshall, PhD, FRCPath, FRCOphth (Hons), of St. Thomas' Hospital, London, under whom the study has been conducted.

The six-month results show that Ellex 2RT is clinically safe and effective in the treatment of macular edema secondary to diabetic retinopathy.

"This is a revolutionary treatment because, for the first time, we can obtain all the therapeutic benefits seen with earlier laser treatments, but without the collateral damage," said Professor Marshall.

"Currently, this is the mildest laser therapy to be tested in a clinical setting which has demonstrated a selective and therapeutic effect on the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE)."

Ellex 2RT uses a custom designed, Q-switched green YAG laser that produces very precise, three-nanosecond pulses of 532nm light energy. The laser was developed specifically for Ellex 2RT by the Ellex Advanced Research Team in Adelaide, Australia.

About The Clinical Study

In the clinical study conducted at St. Thomas' Hospital in London, 23 patients (38 eyes) with newly-diagnosed diabetic maculopathy were recruited and treated with Ellex 2RT. Seventeen patients (28 eyes) completed the six-month follow-up examination.

Patients underwent treatment using the Ellex 2RT laser to deliver a modified macular grid pattern, guided by fluorescein angiography.

Retinal changes: Six months after laser treatment, 46 percent of patients had a decrease in their central macular thickness by more than 5 percent from baseline. The central macular thickness remained stable in 39 percent of patients a
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