Market Intel: Eye On The Prize: Drug Delivery Advances To Fuel Ophthalmic Drug Market
The global market for ophthalmic drugs is expected to hit $30.5bn by 2020, fueled in part by the rise in age-related eye conditions like glaucoma, dry eye and macular degeneration. However, there is still an unmet demand for technologies that can deliver these drugs effectively and over a sustained period. This article discusses what the challenges are to developing effective ocular drug delivery systems and highlights several innovative technologies in the pipeline, designed to overcome the limitations of current ophthalmic therapies and potentially accelerate growth of the market.
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