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Aerie Pharmaceuticals to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year End 2014 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Monday, March 2, 2015

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AERI) announced today that its fourth quarter and year end 2014 financial results will be released after the market closes on Monday, March 2, 2015. Following the release, Aerie will host a live conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the company’s financial results and provide a general business update.

The live webcast and a replay may be accessed by visiting Aerie’s website at http://investors.aeriepharma.com. Please connect to the Company’s website at least 15 minutes prior to the live webcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be needed to access the webcast. Alternatively, please call (888) 734-0328 (U.S.) or (678) 894-3054 (international) to listen to the live conference call. The conference ID number for the live call is 72047897. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes prior to the call. Telephone replay will be available approximately two hours after the call. To access the replay, please call 1-855-859-2056 (U.S.) or 404-537-3406 (international). The conference ID number for the replay is 72047897. The telephone replay will be available until March 9, 2015.

About Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Aerie is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class therapies for the treatment of patients with glaucoma and other diseases of the eye. The Company is conducting two Phase 3 registration trials in the United States, named “Rocket 1″ and “Rocket 2,” where the primary efficacy endpoint will be to demonstrate non-inferiority of IOP lowering for RhopressaTM compared to timolol, along with a third Phase 3 registration safety-only trial, named “Rocket 3,” in Canada. The Company expects to report efficacy results from “Rocket 1″ in mid-second quarter of 2015.

In June 2014, the Company also completed a Phase 2b clinical trial where RoclatanTM met the primary efficacy endpoint, demonstrating the statistical superiority of RoclatanTM to each of its components. RoclatanTM is a fixed-dose combination of RhopressaTM with latanoprost, the market-leading PGA, and we believe, if approved, has the potential to provide a greater IOP-lowering effect than any currently approved glaucoma product. Phase 3 registration trials for RoclatanTM are expected to commence in mid-2015. Preparatory steps for these trials are in progress and on schedule.

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