Ophthotech Corporation to Announce First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Monday, May 11, 2015

NEW YORK--()--Ophthotech Corporation (Nasdaq:OPHT) today announced that it will release its first quarter 2015 financial results after close of market on Monday, May 11, 2015. Following the announcement, Ophthotech’s management will host a live conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the Company’s financial results and provide a general business update.

To participate in this conference call, dial 888-427-9421 (USA) or 719-785-9449 (International), passcode 1056670. A live, listen-only audio web cast of the conference call can be accessed on the Investor Relations section of the Ophthotech website at: www.ophthotech.com. A replay will be available approximately two hours following the live call for two weeks. The replay number is (888) 203-1112 (USA Toll Free), passcode 1056670. The audio webcast can be accessed at: www.ophthotech.com.

About Ophthotech Corporation

Ophthotech is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of novel therapeutics to treat back of the eye diseases, 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 therapy that represents 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, potentially in combination with anti-VEGF therapy and 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
Chris Vancheri, 973-442-1555 ext. 124
chris.vancheri@smithsolve.com

Release Summary

Ophthotech Corporation announced that it will release its first quarter 2015 financial results after close of market on Monday, May 11, 2015.

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
Chris Vancheri, 973-442-1555 ext. 124
chris.vancheri@smithsolve.com