Alcon continues to set new standards in eye care through its commitment to developing new and innovative products and technologies to address unmet eye care needs around the world. Patients are at the center of everything we do and at the heart of our commitment to helping people see better. This is seen in our advanced research and development process, as well as our high standards for manufacturing that exceed basic compliance needs.
Research and Development – With approximately 1,800 associates worldwide researching and developing treatments for vision conditions and eye diseases, Alcon’s dedication to eye health is unmatched. We plan to invest approximately $1 billion a year in eye care R&D to address unmet medical needs that will improve patient outcomes. Based on the unmet medical needs of today – and tomorrow – Alcon is currently developing products and solutions to treat cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, retinal diseases, dry eye, eye infection, eye inflammation, ocular allergies, refractive errors and other problems that keep people from seeing well. We’re always looking for scientists and engineers to work in our state-of-the-art R&D facilities — view our current job openings if you’d like to join our team.
Manufacturing –Alcon is the world’s leading manufacturer of eye care products and employs approximately 14,000 individuals in 26 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities — located across the globe. Our facilities manufacture surgical equipment and devices, pharmaceutical products, contact lenses and lens care products. View our current job openings if you’re interested in working at one of our manufacturing facilities.