Alcon, A Division of Novartis, is the global leader in eye care. Alcon's mission is to discover new ways to enhance sight and improve people's lives.
Alcon was founded in 1945 as a small ophthalmic shop in Fort Worth, Texas. Over the past 70 years, it has become one of the world’s leading eye care companies through a combination of innovative research and development, strategic acquisitions, and partnerships with renowned third-party organizations. Today, Alcon reaches more than 90 percent of the globe – operating in more than 75 countries, serving 180 markets and employing more than 24,000 people.
Specialties: Ophthalmology Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, Eye care, and Eye health