Alcon Message Board

Novartis Spins Off Alcon

7 months ago

I guess investors believed Novartis needed us. Stock was down over 12% April 9th, the day of the spin off.

Alcon / Google Partnership

11 months ago

We were never going to sell it anyway. Smoke and mirrors to make us think we’d have an exciting product to sell.

New Study Shows Promise in Treating More Patients with World’s Smallest Pacemaker

6 hours ago

​Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced results from the MARVEL 2 (Micra Atrial Tracking Using A Ventricular accELerometer) study showing that an investigational set of algorithms in the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) significantly improves synchrony and cardiac function in patients with impaired electrical conduction between the chambers of the heart

Alcon Surgical Culture

1 year ago

Surgical is literally the one bright spot at Alcon growing at 6-8% each quarter. Expect continued investment in the division. WaveLight is promising too.

Alcon’s CyPass Glaucoma Stent FDA Warning

1 year ago

Imagine being a company whose primary focus is on vision care and one of your most exciting products gets recalled.

That would be Alcon.

New Analysis Shows Icosapent Ethyl (Vascepa) Is Cost Effective and Offers Rare Finding of Better Outcomes at Lower Healthcare Costs When Used to Treat High-Risk Patients with Cardiovascular Disease or Diabetes and Other Risk Factors

10 hours ago

​Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN) announced today a summary of results from a patient-level, cost-effectiveness analysis of icosapent ethyl (Vascepa®).1 This comprehensive analysis evaluated the cost-effectiveness of icosapent ethyl in reducing cardiovascular (CV) risk among high-risk patients

Alcon HQ Moving to Geneva

1 year ago

I didn't see this one coming! Wow. Bye-bye Ft. Worth and hello Geneva. From the Stock Yards to the Swiss Alps, enjoy the snow my friends!

The biggest question is how many of those in Ft. Worth will be forced to move?

Alcon CAT Division

1 year ago

I am Interviewing for a CAT account manager and would like to know if this is a good division within Alcon?

Foamix and Menlo Therapeutics to Merge, Creating a Combined Company Focused on the Development and Commercialization of Therapeutics for Dermatologic Indications

10 hours ago

​Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: FOMX) and Menlo Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: MNLO) today announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement to create a combined biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to serve patients in the dermatology space. The Boards of Directors of both Foamix and Menlo have unanimously approved the transaction.

Novartis destroyed Alcon

3 years ago

Just go ahead and get the laughs out of your system for the $35 billion price tag Joker Joe is asking.

Alcon Employee in Isolation

5 years ago

Whatever. He is the luckiest guy ever...21 day paid vacation while you are quarantined to your house? Xbox, delivered food and not having to come to Alcon? Like I said, amazing.