Alcon recently opened the Alcon Experience Center, a state-of-the-art comprehensive eye health education and training center located on the company’s Fort Worth, Texas campus. The Experience Center integrates products and technologies from Alcon’s three businesses: Surgical, Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals and Vision Care. It serves as a global training hub where physicians, students and Alcon employees can learn about the latest advancements in ophthalmology and optometry.
With 36,000 square feet of hands-on training space, the facility showcases a broad portfolio of innovative products and technologies in a manner that provides a realistic practice environment. In addition to hands-on training for doctors and Alcon associates, the Center will host high school and university students throughout the North Texas region as part of the company’s efforts to promote education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in Fort Worth and the North Texas community.
Also: Alcon’s Clear Care Plus with HydraGlyde hydrogen peroxide contact lens cleaning solution was named Product of the Year in the Eye Care category of the 2016 Consumer Survey of Product Innovation. The award is based on a nationally representative survey of 40,000 consumers across 29 categories.