Ophthotech Corporation to Present at the Oppenheimer 25th Annual Healthcare Conference

- Webcast Available Through Ophthotech Website -

Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference 2014

NEW YORK--()--Ophthotech Corporation (NASDAQ:OPHT) announced today that David R. Guyer, M.D., Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the Company at the Oppenheimer 25th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 2:45 p.m. ET.

Investors and the general public are invited to listen to a live webcast of the presentation at www.ophthotech.com. Please connect to Ophthotech’s website several minutes prior to the start of the presentation to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary. A replay will be available for 14 days following the presentation.

About Ophthotech Corporation

Ophthotech is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of novel therapeutics to treat diseases of the eye, with a focus on developing innovative therapies for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Ophthotech's most advanced product candidate, Fovista® anti-PDGF therapy, is in Phase 3 clinical trials for use in combination with anti-VEGF drugs that represent the current standard of care for the treatment of wet AMD. Ophthotech's second product candidate, Zimura™, an inhibitor of complement factor C5, is being developed for the treatment of geographic atrophy (a form of dry AMD) and, in combination with anti-VEGF therapy and, potentially Fovista®, for the treatment of wet AMD. For more information, please visit www.ophthotech.com.

Forward-looking Statements

Any statements in this press release about Ophthotech's future expectations, plans and prospects constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors. Any forward-looking statements represent Ophthotech's views only as of the date of this press release. Ophthotech anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its views to change. While Ophthotech may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Ophthotech specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

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Contacts

Investors
Ophthotech Corporation
Kathy Galante, 212-845-8231
Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
kathy.galante@ophthotech.com
or
Media
SmithSolve LLC on behalf of Ophthotech Corporation
Jarrod Aldom, 973-442-1555 ext. 112
jarrod.aldom@smithsolve.com

Release Summary

Ophthotech announced that David R. Guyer, M.D., CEO, will present an overview of the Company at the Oppenheimer 25th Annual Healthcare Conference in NYC on Wednesday, December 10 at 2:45 p.m. ET.

Contacts

Investors
Ophthotech Corporation
Kathy Galante, 212-845-8231
Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
kathy.galante@ophthotech.com
or
Media
SmithSolve LLC on behalf of Ophthotech Corporation
Jarrod Aldom, 973-442-1555 ext. 112
jarrod.aldom@smithsolve.com