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Enrollment Begins on Human PK Study for Medidur(TM) FA
Date:8/22/2007

FA in the eye after insertion and drug levels in the anterior chamber."

Alimera Sciences and pSivida Limited have a worldwide agreement to co-develop and market the Medidur insert for the use of FA to treat DME. The agreement also includes the option to identify other compounds for ophthalmic diseases, potentially resulting in three additional products with the Medidur insert.

"The open label PK study that has begun is designed to provide additional pharmacokinetic, safety and efficacy data next year," said Dr Paul Ashton, PhD, Managing Director of pSivida Limited. "Additionally, by determining anterior chamber drug levels, we will gain important knowledge related to one of the key attributes of the Medidur technology, namely minimizing corticosteroid levels in the front of the eye."

About Alimera Sciences Inc.

Alimera Sciences Inc., a venture backed company, specializes in the development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmology pharmaceuticals. Founded by an executive team with extensive development and revenue growth expertise, Alimera Sciences' products are focused on improving the delivery of therapeutic agents to enhance patient's lives and to strengthen physicians' ability to manage ocular conditions. Alimera is currently conducting a 900-patient Phase III clinical trial of fluocinolone acetonide in the Medidur(TM) drug delivery system for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. For more information, please visit http://www.alimerasciences.com.

About pSivida Limited

pSivida is a global drug delivery company committed to the biomedical sector. Retisert(R) is FDA approved for the treatment of uveitis. Vitrasert(R) is FDA approved for the treatment of AIDS-related CMV Retinitis. Bausch & Lomb own the trademarks Vitrasert(R) and Retisert(R). pSivida has licensed the technologies underlying both of these products to Bausch & Lomb. The technology underlying Me
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