Alimera Sciences

Alimera Sciences receives positive appraisal consultation recommendation

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Alimera Sciences, a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the R&D and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, said the U.K.’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Appraisal Committee has issued a positive Appraisal Consultation Document (ACD) on ILUVIEN for the treatment of pseudophakic patients with chronic diabetic macular edema (DME). The ACD recommends a change to the published guidance issued by NICE on January 29, 2013, and takes into consideration a simple patient access scheme (PAS) that was submitted by Alimera for rapid review.

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