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Eric Bauman
Brilliant People
The Art of Breakthrough Collaboration
Collaboration that leads to real breakthrough isn't just getting people in a room together. It's trust. It's respect. It's culture.
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News & Innovation
A Closer Look: Inside Alcon’s Partnership with the WCO for Dry Eye Education
Corporate Social Responsibility
Mercy Ships Delivers Hope and Healing in Senegal
Mercy Ships provided critical ophthalmic care to underserved patients from remote regions of Senegal, and ophthalmic training to local eye care providers.
Alcon - Best Places to Work 2022
Culture & Values
Alcon Earns Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index
Alcon continues commitment to creating a work culture that inspires and celebrates diversity and inclusion.
Alcon employees standing with banner
Corporate Social Responsibility
Alcon in Action: Celebrating 10 Consecutive Years of Giving Back to Local Communities
Alcon in Action is an annual company-wide day of global volunteering focused on strengthening the communities in which we work and live.
Michelle Dixon and Chris Olson
Brilliant People
Brilliant People: Meet the Minds Behind Alcon Vision Care Manufacturing
Alcon’s manufacturing facilities deliver on our purpose of helping people see brilliantly through innovative, digitalized and progressive operations that produce the contact lenses that help address the needs of Eye Care Professionals and patients worldwide.
Older man with child on bicycle
News & Innovation
Building on Our Leadership in IOL Innovation
Building on Our Leadership in IOL Innovation
Andy Pawson
News & Innovation
The Brilliance Behind the Feeling of Nothing
Andy Pawson explains the need behind Alcon's latest innovation for reusable lens wearers
Airplane with Orbis & Alcon Foundation logos
Corporate Social Responsibility
World Sight Day 2022: Taking to the Skies to Help People Love Their Eyes
Alcon reflects on more than four decades of partnership with Orbis International.
25 Years of Wavelight
25 Years of Refractive Light Surgery Innovation
Celebrating a quarter of a century of helping people see brilliantly through many groundbreaking innovations by the Alcon subsidiary WaveLight® GmbH.
Eye with Clear Vision
News & Innovation
ORA SYSTEM® Reaches 2 Million Cases
Important milestone as we continue to lead the way with technologies from real world-cases that can help drive better patient results.
Dr. Carolina Kunnen
Brilliant People
An iPhone, An Idea, A Mission
Engaging employees one Vlog at a time through innovation at Alcon.
Man on swing
News & Innovation
30th Anniversary of the First Implantation of the AcrySof® IOL
To date, there have been more than 125 million implants of the AcrySof® lens making it the most implanted cataract replacement lens in the world for cataract patients.
Dry Eye Image
News & Innovation
Real Relief from Dry Eye: A Q&A with Dr. Carla Mack, Global Head of Professional Affairs
At Alcon, it’s our mission to help every person see brilliantly, which is why we sat down with Dr. Carla Mack, Global Head of Professional Affairs, to unpack how to approach the complex issue of dry eye disease. As an Eye Care Professional, an industry-leading academic, and a dry eye sufferer herself, Dr. Mack discusses how the complexity of the disease requires a varied treatment approach.
Two women laughing together
News & Innovation
Alcon’s Wave of Innovation for Astigmatic Lens Wearers
Q&A with Andy Pawson, President & General Manager for Alcon’s Global Vision Care Franchise
Paul Delatore
Brilliant People
Looking Ahead: Expanding Access to Eye Care
Q&A with Paul Delatore, Vice President & Global Head, Market Access at Alcon
Two men sharing a laugh on beach
News & Innovation
Alcon’s New Glaucoma Milestone
Celebrating 100K Implants Worldwide with Hydrus Microstent
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Culture & Values
Alcon Recognized on the Corporate Equality Index for the Second Year in a Row
Alcon is proudly committed to creating a work culture that welcomes and celebrates diversity and inclusion.
Doctor and patient conversing
News & Innovation
No More Suffering in Silence. The Joy of Feeling Nothing Is Here.
Once patients feel the joy of nothing – and practitioners see the benefits for their patients – they’ll wonder why they didn’t speak up sooner.
Alcon's Influential Women
Brilliant People
Influential Women in the Optical Industry
Congratulations to Alcon leaders Stephanie Waugh and Laura Walker for their drive to help people around the world See Brilliantly.
Woman with Baby
News & Innovation
A new WAVE of technology
Delivering breakthrough technology to people with cataracts while also offering a vision correction able to offer more independence for patients.
Older couple laughing and enjoying the outdoors
News & Innovation
World Glaucoma Week: Helping Patients See Brilliantly
Woman's hands gardening
News & Innovation
GreenIST: Accelerating Sustainability Among Alcon’s Surgical Portfolio
Rustin Floyd image
Brilliant People
Revolutionizing Ophthalmic Surgical Education with Virtual Reality
We sat down with Rustin Floyd, Global Director, Head of Healthcare Practitioner (HCP) Training & Education, to discuss Alcon’s Fidelis Virtual Reality (VR) Ophthalmic Surgical Simulator.
Dr. Shu Zong
Brilliant People
Technology Pioneer
Pushing the innovation envelope with manufacturing technologies and processes at Alcon.
VR Surgery Practice China Chengdu Huaxi Hospital Wetlab
News & Innovation
Alcon’s Phaco Development Program
5,000 Surgeons Trained and More Than 6 Million Eyes have Received Phacoemulsification as Option for Cataract Surgery
Patient with Eye Patch
Corporate Social Responsibility
October 14th is World Sight Day
Preserve Sight by Having Regular Eye Exams To Detect & Treat Cataracts Early
See Brilliantly
Brilliant People
Brilliant People: How Alcon’s Pooria Kashani and Alcon R&D is Revolutionizing Ophthalmology Through Digital Transformation
At Alcon, we’re dedicated to helping people see brilliantly. Core to achieving this mission is our research and development (R&D) team, which leads in the creation of novel ophthalmic technology and solutions, allowing us to stay on the cutting edge of eye care.