Ophthotech to Report Third Quarter 2013 Results and Host Conference Call on Wednesday, November 13, 2013

NEW YORK, NY – October 30, 2013 – Ophthotech Corporation (Nasdaq: OPHT) today announced that the company will report its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013 on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 before the U.S. financial markets open. Following the release, Ophthotech management will conduct a conference call to discuss financial results and provide a corporate update on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET).

To participate in this conference call, dial 888-211-0353 (USA) or 913-312-6664 (International), passcode 2669908 shortly before 8:30 a.m. ET. 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 of the call will be available from 11:30 a.m. ET through Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. ET. The replay number is 888-203-1112 (USA) or 719-457-0820 (International), passcode 2669908. The audio web cast can be accessed at: www.ophthotech.com.

ABOUT OPHTHOTECH CORPORATION

Ophthotech is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of novel therapeutics to treat diseases of the eye. The company’s most advanced product candidate is Fovista™ anti-PDGF therapy, which it is developing for use in combination with anti-VEGF drugs that represent the standard of care for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration.

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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