Transscleral drug delivery system under development

August 1, 2003

Fort Lauderdale, FL-Efforts to develop an episcleral anecortave acetate transscleral drug delivery system (AA-TSDDD), targeted for patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), are progressing initially in the rhesus monkey as preliminary devices are being redesigned to decrease postoperative problems, said Timothy W. Olsen, MD.