Aldeyra Therapeutics Announces First Patient Enrolled in the Phase 3 GUARD Trial for Prevention of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
“Initiation of patient enrollment in the GUARD Trial marks an important step toward our goal of improving clinical outcomes for the thousands of patients with this rare but devastating condition,” said
The GUARD Trial is a two-part, multi-center, randomized, controlled, adaptive Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of intravitreal injections of ADX-2191 versus standard-of-care for the prevention of PVR. GUARD will compare recurrent retinal detachment rates over a 24-week period following surgical repair of retinal detachment due to PVR or open globe injury.
About Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
Proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) is a rare inflammatory fibroproliferative disorder that leads to severe retinal scarring and blindness, and is the leading cause of failure of retinal reattachment surgery. Approximately 40% to 50% of PVR cases result in severe uncorrectable vision loss (visual acuity of 20/320 or worse), and 76% of PVR patients suffer from at least moderate uncorrectable vision loss. PVR complicates up to 10% of surgeries for retinal detachment and 50% or more of surgeries for open globe injury. There is currently no approved therapy for the treatment of PVR.
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