07 May Oculis Announces Upcoming Presentation of SKYGGN Phase 2 Data at ASCRS
Oculis Announces Presentation of Results from its Phase 2 (SKYGGN) Trial of OCS-01 for Inflammation and Pain Following Cataract Surgery at Upcoming ASCRS Annual Meeting 2020
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 7, 2020
Oculis S.A., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing transformative topical ophthalmic treatments using its innovative formulation technologies to improve the sight and lives of patients, announces that a presentation of results from its Phase 2 (SKYGGN) clinical trial, evaluating the efficacy and safety of its drug candidate OCS-01 for the treatment of inflammation and pain following cataract surgery, will be made at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Annual Meeting, which will be held online on May 16-17, 2020.
“We look forward to the upcoming presentation of the SKYGGN results, a trial evaluating OCS-01 as a potential new treatment option for inflammation and pain in patients who have undergone cataract surgery,” said Riad Sherif, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Oculis. “This is the second randomized Phase 2 trial that we have completed in the last 12 months with OCS-01, a novel eye drop formulation of dexamethasone using SNP, Oculis proprietary nanoparticle formulation technology, and follows the positive results presented earlier this year in patients with Diabetic Macular Edema.”
The presentation, in the form of an electronic poster, will be made available to registered delegates on Saturday May 16, 2020 on the ASCRS Electronic Posters on Demand website. Details of the presentation are as follows:
- Title: OCS-01, a Novel Option for Once-a-day Treatment of Inflammation and Pain Post Cataract Surgery: SKYGGN Phase 2 Clinical Study Results
- Presenter: Eric Donnenfeld, M.D. clinical professor of ophthalmology at New York University and Trustee of Dartmouth Medical School, on behalf of the SKYGGN study group
- Timing: Electronic poster will be available on Saturday May 16, 2020 and will remain available until April 2021
*SKYGGN is an Icelandic word used to describe someone with good vision and who can see more than others (figuratively).
Dr. Riad Sherif, CEO
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