Avedro Receives FDA Approval for Photrexa® Viscous, Photrexa® and the KXL® System for Corneal Cross-Linking

Photrexa Viscous (riboflavin 5’-phosphate in 20% dextran ophthalmic solution) 0.146%, Photrexa (riboflavin 5’-phosphate ophthalmic solution) 0.146%, and the KXL system are the first and only FDA-approved therapeutic treatment for progressive keratoconus

Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, Apr 18, 2016

Avedro, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Photrexa Viscous, Photrexa and the KXL System. Photrexa Viscous and Photrexa are photoenhancers indicated for use with the KXL System in corneal collagen cross-linking for the treatment of progressive keratoconus. Avedro’s Photrexa Viscous, Photrexa and the KXL System represent a first-in-class therapeutic treatment for this sight threatening indication.

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