Alcon (eye care)
Transforming lives through better vision
Since its inception, Alcon has focused on developing innovative eye treatments. Alcon offers a broad range of products to treat many eye diseases and conditions and is organized into three business franchises: Surgical, Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals and Vision Care.
Alcon offers the industry's most complete line of ophthalmic surgical products, enabling surgeons to achieve optimal results for their patients. The company's surgical portfolio includes technologies and devices for cataract, retinal, refractive and glaucoma surgery, such as the Infiniti vision system for cataract procedures, the Constellation vitreoretinal system for retinal operations, and the AcrySof family of intraocular lenses (IOLs) to treat cataract and refractive errors like presbyopia and astigmatism.
In addition, Alcon provides advanced viscoelastics, surgical solutions, surgical packs, and other disposable products for cataract and vitreoretinal surgery.
The Alcon pharmaceutical portfolio includes the most advanced treatments for glaucoma, eye infections and inflammation, ocular allergies, dry eye, as well as ear infections.
Product highlights include Travatan solution for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) associated with glaucoma, Moxeza solution for bacterial conjunctivitis, Pataday solution for ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis, and Nevanac suspension for eye inflammation following cataract surgery. The product portfolio also includes over-the-counter artificial tears and ocular vitamins.
Through the integration of CIBA Vision, Alcon is now one the largest manufacturers of contact lenses and lens care products. The Alcon contact lens product portfolio includes the Air Optix brand of breathable contact lenses with innovative TriComfort™ Technology, Dailies disposable contact lenses, and FreshLook colored lenses.
Products within the contact lens care portfolio of Alcon include Opti-Free multi-purpose solutions, which clean, rinse and disinfect contact lenses, as well as the hydrogen peroxide-based Clear Care cleaning and disinfecting solution.
Alcon truly serves the full life cycle of patient needs across eye diseases and vision conditions.