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Alcon Company Profile
Alcon sees all, and hopes you can too. Operating through three divisions, pharmaceutical, surgical, and consumer eye care, the company strives to keep eyes healthy. Its surgical group is one of the largest makers of equipment used for cataract removal and laser vision correction. Alcon's pharmaceuticals include glaucoma treatments, anti-infectives, and allergy relievers. Its consumer products include the well-known Opti-Free line of contact lens solutions and related products. Alcon, which was founded in 1945, sells its products in 180 countries worldwide. Pharmaceutical manufacturer Novartis owns the company.
Headlines for Alcon
Novartis names new heads for Alcon and Sandoz divisions
- Wed Apr 9
ThromboGenics reports slowdown of sales of main drug Jetrea
- Tue Mar 18
Johnny Depp to promote 'Transcendence' in China
- Thu Mar 20
Novartis CEO reshapes drugmaker for 'brutal' new world
- Thu Mar 20
Contact Information
Address: Bösch 69
CH-6331 Hünenberg, Zug, Switzerland
Phone:+41-41-785-8888
Fax:+41-41-911-3222
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
Division Head Alcon: Kevin J. Buehler
CFO: Robert Karsunky
VP and Global Head of Communications: Bettina Maunz
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Abbott Medical Optics Inc.
Allergan, Inc.
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
 


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