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Ophthalmology guidance looms but industry still has no endpoints to focus on

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The European Medicines Agency is edging closer to producing the first ever guidance for developing ophthalmology drugs after a two day meeting with industry, healthcare professionals and patients on 27-28 October. Nevertheless, while the agency wanted more discussions and research on various topics, the industry highlighted the need for advice. At the meeting this led to a "chicken and egg frustration," according to Mark Kemp, a Datamonitor analyst who attended the event.

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