Jason Bacharach, MD

New glaucoma therapy offers first drug option in years
Novel ocular hypotensive drug meets endpointsNetarsudil ophthalmic solution 0.02% met its primary and secondary efficacy endpoints in a third phase III trial investigating its non-inferiority to timolol maleate 0.05% for IOP lowering.
First-in-class glaucoma therapy shows promise in phase II studyTopical AR-13324 0.02% (Rhopressa, Aerie Pharmaceuticals) significantly lowered IOP in eyes with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma in a 28-day phase II study.