Enhancing Sight to Enhance Life

What We Do

Eye Care Company Overview

As the global leader in eye care, Alcon develops and manufactures innovative medicines and devices to serve the full life cycle of eye care needs. We offer the broadest spectrum of surgical, pharmaceutical and vision care products to treat many eye diseases and conditions, including cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, retinal diseases, dry eye, eye infection and eye inflammation, ocular allergies, refractive errors, and other ocular health issues.

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Mission and Values

Alcon Mission

The mission of Alcon is to provide innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better. Our market leadership is fueled by innovation that addresses the world’s most pressing eye care needs.

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Alcon Video Story

Video Stories

Alcon can change the way you see the world. Experience some of our stories.

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The History of Alcon

Alcon has a nearly 70-year heritage built on trust. Founded in 1945, Alcon has grown from a small ophthalmic shop to the second-largest division of Novartis, one of the most successful and respected healthcare companies in the world.

Our long history of delivering innovative and high-quality products that enhance people's lives and vision has helped Alcon become the global leader in eye care, and has helped establish our strong reputation throughout the global eye care community.

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Alcon has more than 25,000 associates in 75 countries, collectively working to preserve, restore and enhance vision globally.

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Alcon Features and Highlights

View success stories, company highlights and other Alcon information.

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Executive Leadership Team

The Alcon leadership team drives us to do what we do best. Learn about our Executive Leadership Team and their dedication to Alcon and its mission.

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Life cycle of patient needs

Caring for Eyes of Every Age

We are here for the full life cycle of eye care needs with innovations to help you see better. SEE MORE

Community engagement

Alcon Associates Give Back

Many of our associates, located in 75 countries worldwide, volunteer in their local communities. SEE HOW

Improve eye health

Improving Sight Where it's Needed Most

We believe everyone should have the chance to see better, regardless of their circumstances. SEE HOW