Ophthalmics

Ophthalmic is the area of medicine that covers the anatomy and diseases of the eye and surrounding areas

Ophthalmic is the area of medicine that covers the anatomy and diseases of the eye and surrounding areas.

Ophthalmic is the area of medicine that covers the anatomy and diseases of the eye and surrounding areas.

The word 'ophthalmology' derives from Greece and translates to 'the science of the eyes'.  A medical specialist that treats patients with eye disorders is known as an ophthalmologist.

RemaCommon diseases to affect the eye include:

  • blindness
  • cataracts
  • macular degeneration
  • glaucoma
  • dry eye

Ophthalmics partnering

Ophthalmics are subject to numerous partnering deals every year.

Dealmaking has increased since 2007 with a peak in 2010, and is continuing to be a popular area for partnering.

View our ophthalmics partnering article for further details.

Report: Ophthalmics Partnering Terms and Agreements 

An example would be the recent deal where Innocore signed a pharma licensing agrement with Allergan to jointly develop long acting ocular drug delivery products for the treatment of ophthalmic diseases InnoCore in pharma licensing pact with Allergan

Report: Ophthalmics Partnering Terms and Agreements

Report: Ophthalmics Partnering Terms and Agreements

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