The FDA and American Glaucoma Society are co-hosting a public workshop to address challenges in testing implantable minimally invasive glaucoma surgical devices, in light of increasing debate over trial design and safety and effectiveness parameters.
The workshop — slated for Feb. 26 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in D.C. — will bring together industry players and academics to evaluate subject enrollment criteria, effectiveness endpoints and safety parameters, the agency says. Discussion topics include:
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness around the world, the agency notes. Read today’s Federal Register notice at www.fdanews.com/ext/resources/files/02/02-03-14-Glaucoma.pdf. — Lena Freund
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