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): November 11, 2011
ALIMERA SCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|6120 Windward Parkway
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (678) 990-5740
|(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)|
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD.
On November 11, 2011, Alimera Sciences, Inc. issued a press release announcing that it has received a Complete Response Letter from the US Food and Drug Administration regarding its New Drug Application for ILUVIEN® for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. The full text of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and the press release furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Press Release of Alimera Sciences, Inc. dated November 11, 2011.|
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.|
|By:||/s/ RICHARD S. EISWIRTH, JR.|
|Name: Richard S. Eiswirth, Jr.|
|Title: Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer|
Dated: November 14, 2011