July 7, 2014

Drug Store News recently sat down with Alcon’s Mike McAvoy, head of OTC sales, to discuss opportunities in eye-care.

June 16, 2014

The Global Market Development Center has announced the Top 10 Scanned Showcase Products at this year’s Health, Beauty and Wellness Marketing Conference.

October 3, 2013

Most contact lens wearers in the United States put their eyes at risk by cutting corners and adopting bad habits when it comes to contact lens care and hygiene practices, according to a recent global survey conducted by Wakefield Research for Alcon.

September 10, 2013

In an effort to help highlight the role that good eye health and clear vision play in life, Alcon grouped its over-the-counter eye care products into one easy-to-shop solution — the eyeSolution.

September 10, 2013

Cirrus Healthcare Products earlier this summer launched a new licensed version of EarPlanes for Kids in conjunction with the new Disney "Planes" movie.

July 15, 2013

Actress Jennie Garth, known for her role on "Beverly Hills 90210," on Monday partnered with Alcon to launch the Eye Saw Good campaign, an initiative that highlights the important role that good eye health and clear vision play in a person's life.

April 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Alcon, the drug maker said.

April 12, 2013

Early last week the National Advertising Division recommended that Bausch + Lomb modify or discontinue certain claims made in an advertorial context that refer to Alcon Laboratories' Opti-Free RepleniSH contact lens solution.

March 21, 2013

Alcon has launched a mobile website designed to facilitate dialogue between patients and pharmacists about eye and ear treatments, the company said.

January 21, 2013

Eye care company Alcon has launched a treatment for pain and inflammation resulting from cataract surgery, the company said Monday.

June 15, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals has filed a regulatory approval application with the Food and Drug Administration for a generic drug for eye disease, the company said Tuesday.

April 8, 2011

Watson announced that its subsidiary is seeking approval to market a generic version of a bacterial conjunctivitis treatment.

February 17, 2011

Novartis on Thursday morning named Naomi Kelman head of the Novartis OTC division, effective March 2. She will report directly to Joseph Jimenez, Novartis CEO.

January 27, 2011

Swiss drug maker Novartis posted sales of $14.2 billion for fourth quarter 2010 and $50.6 billion for the year as a whole, according to an earnings report released Thursday.

December 15, 2010

Novartis on Wednesday announced that its merger agreement with Alcon has been settled to the tune of $12.9 billion. The new $8.7 billion Alcon eye care division, which includes CIBA Vision and selected ophthalmic medicines, will be led by current Alcon president and CEO Kevin Buehler.

October 24, 2010

Kaz, the maker of Vicks, Honeywell and Braun wellness devices, recently launched a new Facebook...

October 11, 2010

Alcon on Monday announced the launch of Systane Balance lubricant eye drops, formulated with HP...

October 4, 2010

Eye care company Alcon has appointed a new executive....

September 22, 2010

Eyecare company Alcon has launched a new drug for inflammatory eye conditions....

August 25, 2010

Novartis on Thursday announced that it has completed its purchase of Alcon stock from Nestle,...

July 18, 2010

Between lens solutions, eye drops, and related nutritionals and accessories, eye care represents $1 billion...

July 5, 2010

Novartis last week announced that it expects the closing of the transaction for 77% majority...

June 28, 2010

Novartis may need to reconsider its offer to acquire Alcon, according to a press release...

January 19, 2010

Alcon has seen Novartis’ acquisition offer, and it is not impressed....