Trials of other treatments are on-going. Noveome initiated a phase II study of its paracrine modulating compound, ST266, in late 2016 (NCT02978183) and Aldeyra Therapeutics completed a phase II study of their “aldehyde-trap” compound NS2 (NCT02578914) in June 2017.
The pace of development may have slowed, but this is likely a reflection of the cyclical nature of the drug discovery process. Despite the maturity of the market, there is still an unmet need for ocular allergy therapies and with it a desire to develop new and better treatments.
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