March 8, 2016

Ophthotech Corporation to Present at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference 2016

Webcast Available Through Ophthotech Website

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ophthotech Corporation (NASDAQ:OPHT) announced today that David R. Guyer, M.D., Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, will present an overview of the Company at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference 2016 in Miami on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 10:45 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 one hour after conclusion of the live event and remain on the website for 14 days.

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 in combination with anti-VEGF therapy in wet AMD patients to potentially reduce the treatment burden. 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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Investors
Ophthotech Corporation
Kathy Galante, 212-845-8231
Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
kathy.galante@ophthotech.com
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Media
SmithSolve LLC on behalf of Ophthotech Corporation
Jennifer Devine, 973-442-1555 ext. 102
jennifer.devine@smithsolve.com

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