Press Release

Ophthotech Corporation to Present at the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

- Webcast Available Through Ophthotech Website -

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 2, 2018-- Ophthotech Corporation (NASDAQ: OPHT) announced today that Glenn P. Sblendorio, Chief Executive Officer and President, will present an overview of the Company at the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time).

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 for diseases of the eye. 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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Source: Ophthotech Corporation

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