FDA approves Dexycu to treat cataract surgery inflammation
8 days ago - By Healio
Icon Bioscience reported the FDA approved its new drug application for Dexycu, a dropless therapeutic designed to treat inflammation associated with cataract surgery.
The current standard treatment after cataract surgery is self-administered medicated eye drops, several times a day over several weeks. The Dexycu treatment is applied as a single injection at the end of surgery, David S. Tierney, MD, president and CEO of Icon Bioscience, said in a press release.
The treatment uses Icon's Verisome drug delivery technology to dispense a biodegradable
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