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Alcon Company Profile
Alcon sees all, and hopes you can too. Operating through several 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
Alcon Entertainment Nabs Novel 'The Ice Twins' (Exclusive)
- Thu Mar 12
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- Tue Mar 17
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- Tue Mar 3
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- Fri Feb 27
Blade Runner sequel will see the return of Harrison Ford
- Fri Feb 27
Harrison Ford set to reprise his role in 'Blade Runner' sequel
- Fri Feb 27
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- Wed Mar 4
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- Fri Feb 27
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- Fri Feb 27
Harrison Ford signs for Blade Runner sequel
- Thu Feb 26
Contact Information
Address: Bösch 69
CH-6331 Hünenberg, Zug, Switzerland
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
Global Head, Alcon: Jeff George
CFO: David Nieto
SVP Global Manufacturing and Technical Operations: Ed McGough
Industry Information
Top Competitors
Abbott Medical Optics Inc.
Allergan, Inc.
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

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