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Durezol(TM) in the Treatment of Uveitis and Ganciclovir in the Treatment of Herpetic Keratitis: Studies of Treatments for Leading Causes of Blindness to Be Presented
Date:11/3/2008

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirion Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held ophthalmic-focused biopharmaceutical company, announced today that studies of two investigational drugs in development for treatment of potentially blinding eye diseases will be presented at upcoming ophthalmology meetings: At the American Uveitis Society's annual invitational meeting (November 9, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta), preliminary results will be presented from an anterior uveitis trial that compared Sirion's ophthalmic corticosteroid Durezol(TM) (difluprednate ophthalmic emulsion) 0.05% dosed four times daily (QID) to Pred Forte(R)* (prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension) 1%, dosed eight times daily. Durezol was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in June 2008 for the treatment of inflammation and pain associated with ocular surgery.

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In addition, data for Sirion's ophthalmic gel formulation of ganciclovir as a treatment for herpetic keratitis will be presented in a poster at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Meeting (November 8-11, Atlanta). The poster's author is Herbert E. Kaufman, M.D., Ophthalmologist Emeritus of Sirion Therapeutics and formerly Professor of Ophthalmology and Pharmacology and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at LSU Medical Center, and past president of the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO), the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) and the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO).

"We're proud to have products in late-stage clinical testing for two of the leading causes of blindness, uveitis and ocular herpes," said Barry Butler, President and CEO of Sirion Therapeutics, Inc. "These medications have the potential to reduce suffering and save the vision of thousands of patient each year, and exemp
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