Enhancing Sight to Enhance Life
What We Do
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.
Mission and Values
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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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.
Alcon has more than 24,000 associates in 75 countries, collectively working to preserve, restore and enhance vision globally.
Alcon Features and Highlights
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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.