The Ophthalmology CRO for Biotech, Powered by Technology

Delivering faster, better, cheaper ophthalmology trial results for biotech sponsors

Our Ophthalmology CRO Executive Team

Our Ophthalmology CRO team has over 150 years experience at leading CROs across modalities

Our experienced CRO executive team works closely with our expert site operations team to continuously review execution strategies, closely monitor patient recruitment efforts, and mitigate key study risks for Ophthalmology clinical trials.

Jen Watts



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Melanie Fortin



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Bob Avery



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Scientific Advisory Board

The Vial CRO is supported by a team of ophthalmic scientific advisors who provide expert input to advance ophthalmology research.

More than 10 years as a Vitreo-Retinal Physician and Surgeon, as well as Director of Clinical Research at his practice, Sierra Eye Associates
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Director of Retina Services at the Pepose Vision Institute
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VP of Clinical Development and Ophthalmology Lead at Rezolute, Inc. and the founder, president, and CEO of an international nonprofit, Retina Global View Profile

No-Nonsense Pricing

Vial offers sponsors fixed-pricing
agreements with no change orders — ever.

Flat-rate pricing

Zero change orders

on commitments

on commitments

A fixed-fee pricing model guarantees a set budget for the entirety of a project, regardless of the time and expense that accrues. Vial reserves the right to modify pricing in accordance with amendments to the study design or protocol.

Vial offers fixed upfront pricing to benefit sponsors:

  • Align Incentives
  • Transparent budget visibility
  • No unexpected charges/fees
  • Shared accountability on commitments
  • Build trust and deepen the relationship
  • Experienced team committed to timelines
  • Next-generation technology to streamline workflows and process
  • A renowned scientific advisory board providing expert insight
  • Deep industry relationships and a preferred site network provide an insider view on trial pain points, allowing us to target and prepare to prevent common errors or delays

Powered By Our Connected Technology Platform

The Vial Technology Platform leverages connected systems and intuitive design to run ophthalmology trials efficiently at scale

Vial’s modern technology platform brings clinical trials out of the paper stone age, allowing for streamlined processes inside one end-to-end system.

Fast Start-up and Consolidated Site Activation

Vial’s Site Startup App enables sites to seamlessly onboard to our trials

The results: Lightning fast onboarding for sites to be activated in as few as 30 days.

Modern Recruiting Platform

We recruit patients across multiple channels and convert them to randomizations — radically reducing enrollment periods


We use the most effective digital tools to reach, screen, and enroll motivated subjects quicker. Our optimized process can cut recruitment times in half.

EMR Integrations

HIPAA compliant automated data pulls and Inclusion/Exclusion reviews.

White Paper

Tech-Enabled Remote Monitoring Part 1

Download the Vial CRO's white paper to learn more about each stakeholder’s benefits of tech-enabled trials.

White Paper

Tech-Enabled Remote Monitoring Part 2

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White Paper

Vial’s Deployment of Modern, Intuitive Electronic Source

Download the Vial CRO's latest white paper to learn how utilizing eSource in clinical trials can streamline process, increase efficiency, and minimize...


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Press Releases

Vial Announces the Addition of Dr. Rajat N Agrawal to their Ophthalmology CRO Scientific Advisory Board

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Vial Partners with RecensMedical in Phase III Clinical Trial to Further Ophthalmology Innovations


Why the Vial Ophthalmology CRO?

Streamlined trial startup, more predictable patient recruitment, and higher quality data.

Vial understands the nuances in running Ophthalmology clinical trials and have built a team of in-house Ophthalmologists with decades of combined experience across anterior and posterior segments.

Our advisors’ experience in every Ophthalmology clinical trial indication, combined with a preferred site network of top-tier ophthalmologists, allow for a fully integrated Ophthalmology CRO that offers faster trial startup, superior patient recruitment, and better quality data.


Broad experience across Ophthalmology Indications and Phases



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