Anterior uveitis is an eye inflammation that involves middle layer of the eye specifically, iris (colored part of the eye) and ciliary body (adjacent tissue). Untreated anterior uveitis results in loss of vision and permanent eye damage that arises with the development of infections such as glaucoma, retinal edema or cataract. Anterior uveitis can be treated with eye drops containing anti-inflammatory drugs. It usually responds well to treatment. However, there may be a tendency of the condition to re-occur. Uveitis remains a less-explored research indication that involves diverse therapeutics as treatment options including corticosteroids and biologics. Corticosteroids showed significant results to cure the condition and researchers are currently exploring biological therapies to treat anterior uveitis. Introduction of biologics such as Humira (Adalimumab) for the treatment uveitis is driving the growth of anterior uveitis market in Asia pacific. Exploring new drugs and expanding therapeutic applications of existing drugs to include and effectively treat uveitis offers significant growth opportunity for companies involved in uveitis market.
The Asia pacific anterior uveitis market is segmented on the basis of therapeutics and geography. Diverse range of therapeutics are used to treat anterior uveitis, which includes corticosteroids (prednisolone), anti-inflammatory drugs, antimetabolites (methotrexate), antidiabetics (metformin), biologics and other drugs. Anti-inflammatory drugs and glucocorticoids are primarily recommended treatment options to cure anterior uveitis. Focus of research companies on biological drugs is expected to fuel the market growth in near future. Geographically, the Asia Pacific anterior uveitis market is segmented into China, Japan, India, Australia and others. High unmet healthcare needs and rising generic market potentiates the growth of anterior uveitis treatment in Asia pacific. Moreover, high prevalence of eye infections in Asia pacific region presents promising opportunity for drug manufacturers to invest in Asia pacific region.
Amdipharm Mercury Company Limited, Novartis AG and Santen pharmaceuticals are some of the key companies in Asia pacific anterior uveitis market. Key players of this market are focusing on clinical trials to commercialize their pipeline therapeutics to gain the competitive advantage.
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ASIA PACIFIC ANTERIOR UVEITIS MARKET KEY SEGMENTS
The Asia pacific anterior uveitis market is segmented into two categories Therapeutics and Geography.
- Corticosteroids (prednisolone)
- Anti-inflammatory agents
- Cycloplegics (atropine or homatropine)
- Antimetabolites (methotrexate)
- Anti-virals (aciclovir or valaciclovir)
- Anti-diabetic (metformin)
- Biologics (mAbs)