Latest News - Alcon

Monday, March 09, 2015 | Miscellaneous, Alcon

Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Alcon Sponsor XOVA Awards Providing Grant Funding for Non-Profit Programs in Ophthalmology

Novartis is calling for submissions for the 2015 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award (XOVA), which provides grants to support innovative, sustainable, not-for-profit eye care projects worldwide t…

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Friday, March 06, 2015 | Product Releases, Alcon

Alcon Unveils New Contact Lens Case for Clear Care Solution

Alcon has released to the market a new, more consumer-friendly contact lens case with marked packages of Clear Care Solution, according to a company news release. The new contact lens case is blue …

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Thursday, March 05, 2015 | Product Releases, Alcon

Alcon Releases Air Optix Colors Contact Lenses in Plus Powers for Patients with Hyperopia

Alcon has extended the line of Air Optix Colors contact lenses to include plus power lenses for patients with hyperopia across the full range of nine colors, according to a company news release. Ai…

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Friday, February 27, 2015 | Clinical Trials, Alcon

Phase 2 Data Highlights Benefits of Alcon's RTH258 for Patients with Wet AMD

Alcon presented results from its second phase 2 clinical study of RTH258 during the 38th Annual Macula Society Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. The study evaluated the efficacy and safety of the compou…

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Monday, February 02, 2015 | Alcon

Alcon Receives FDA Approval of Pazeo Solution for Ocular Allergy Itch Relief

Alcon has received FDA approval for Pazeo (olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) 0.7% for the treatment of ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis. Pazeo solution is dosed one …

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Tuesday, December 23, 2014 | Glaucoma, Alcon

Alcon's Travatan Receives EU Approval for Pediatric Glaucoma Patients

Alcon announced that its treatment for patients with glaucoma, Travatan (40µg/mL travoprost) Eye Drops Solution, has been granted an additional indication by the European Commission to decrease …

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Friday, December 05, 2014 | Product Releases, Alcon

Alcon Announces the Launch of Alcon TV

Alcon announced the launch of Alcon TV, a new communication platform by which the company's stakeholders can obtain regular information about the company, according to a company news release. The …

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Friday, November 14, 2014 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Alcon

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval for Alcon’s Multifocal Toric IOL

Alcon announced that the FDA's Ophthalmic Devices Advisory Committee has recommended approval for AcrySof IQ ReSTOR Multifocal Toric IOL for patients undergoing cataract surgery who are astigmatic…

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Friday, November 14, 2014 | Miscellaneous, Alcon

Alcon Supports New ISO Standard for Real-World Disinfection Testing of Contact Lens Care Products

Alcon announced its support for new standards which advise that lens care products be evaluated in accordance with real-world conditions for disinfection, according to a company news release. &ldqu…

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Friday, October 17, 2014 | Cataract Surgery, Alcon

Alcon to Begin Training for Topography-Guided LASIK Treatments with WaveLight ALLEGRETTO WAVE Eye-Q Excimer Laser

Alcon will begin training a small group of surgeons in December on Topography-Guided Custom Ablation LASIK procedures using the WaveLight ALLEGRETTO WAVE Eye-Q Excimer Laser, the WaveLight ALLEGRO Top…

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Friday, October 17, 2014 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Alcon, WaveTec Vision

Alcon Announces the Completion of the WaveTec Vision Acquisition

Alcon announced the completion of the acquisition of WaveTec Vision, the manufacturer of the ORA intraoperative guidance system. The ORA system will now be integrated into the Cataract Refractive Suit…

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