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|Clearside Biomedical, Inc. Receives Notice of Allowance for Ninth U.S. Patent|
Once the administrative process is complete, the U.S. Patent that issues from this application will provide intellectual property protection for methods of treating the posterior ocular disorder Uveitis by non-surgically administering the corticosteroid triamcinolone acetonide to the suprachoroidal space of the eye. This patent represents one in a series of filings protecting the use of the suprachoroidal space as a location in the eye to dose drug that provides for higher bioavailability to target retinal and choroidal diseases and retains drug away from the anterior segment where side effects may occur, regardless of the method of administration.
Suprachoroidally administered CLS-TA, Clearside’s proprietary suspension formulation of triamcinolone acetonide, used either alone or together with an intravitreal anti-VEGF agent, is part of the Company’s pipeline for the treatments of unmet or underserved blinding eye diseases where the pathologies manifest in the choroid or retina.
“This, the ninth patent allowance in
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