Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

(Last) (First) (Middle)

NEW YORK, NY 10001

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
IVERIC bio, Inc. [ ISEE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 12/30/2021 M(1) 100 A $2.94 279,233 D
Common Stock 12/30/2021 S(1) 100 D $17.01 279,133 D
Common Stock 12/31/2021 M(1) 801 A $2.94 279,934 D
Common Stock 12/31/2021 S(1) 801 D $17.005(2) 279,133 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $2.94 12/30/2021 M(1) 100 (3) 12/18/2027 Common Stock 100 $0 391,424 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $2.94 12/31/2021 M(1) 801 (3) 12/18/2027 Common Stock 801 $0 390,623 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The exercises and sales reported on this form were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the Reporting Person on November 11, 2021, as previously disclosed in the Registrant's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2021, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 9, 2021.
2. The sale price of the Reporting Person's shares represents the weighted average price of all shares sold by a broker in multiple transactions effected at prices ranging from $17.00 to $17.02 per share on December 31, 2021. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide upon request by the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Registrant or a security holder of the Registrant, information regarding the number of shares sold at each price within the range.
3. This option was granted on December 19, 2017 and vests with respect to 25% of the shares subject to the option on the first anniversary of the grant date and with respect to the remaining shares in approximately equal monthly installments through the fourth anniversary of the grant date.
/s/ Todd Anderman, as Attorney-in-Fact for Glenn P. Sblendorio 01/03/2022
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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