Alcon was originally founded in
1945 as a small, ophthalmic shop in Fort Worth, Texas. Since then, it has
developed into one of the leading producers of contact lenses in the
world. CibaVision was founded in 1980 as a branch of the pharmaceutical
division of Ciba-Gelgy from Atlanta, USA. In 1996, Ciba-Gelgy merged with the
Sandoz company and together they created Novartis, one of the biggest
pharmaceutical companies in the world, with CIBA-VISION being its leading
In 2013, Alcon Pharmaceuticals merged its portfolio with that of Ciba Vision to broaden its range in ophthalmology in order to meet the growing variety of clients‘ eye-care needs. Today, Alcon eye-care products are among the most advanced on the market.
Alcon contact lenses are available in many
varieties from Air Optix
monthly lenses to DAILIES daily
contacts and even (Air Optix
Colors, FreshLook coloured
lenses). Air optix lenses for continuous wear, Air Optix Aqua multifocal
lenses, and Air Optix for Astigmatism are also popular products in
Alcon´s contact lens portfolio.
Buy your Alcon lenses online for the best prices. Alcon contact solutions, such as Opti-Free and AO Sept Plus, or Alcon Systane eyedrops are also available for complete care and storage of your lenses.