SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 21, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (678) 990-5740
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On August 21, 2011, David S. Boyer, a practicing retina specialist at Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group in Los Angeles, California, presented new 36 month safety and efficacy results from the Alimera Sciences, Inc.’s Phase 3 FAME Study of ILUVIEN in patients with diabetic macular edema at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists. Dr. Boyer’s presentation included new efficacy and safety data for patients receiving only one study treatment during the FAME Study. The slides presented by Dr. Boyer are filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ALIMERA SCIENCES, INC.|
|/s/ RICHARD S. EISWIRTH, JR.|
||Name: Richard S. Eiswirth, Jr.|
||Title: Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer|
Dated: August 25, 2011