Alcon is a global leader in eye care, dedicated to helping people see brilliantly. With 70-plus-year heritage, Alcon is among the largest eye care device companies in the world, with complementary businesses in surgical and vision care. Alcon was a subsidiary of Novartis until April 2019, when the company completed a shareholder-approved 100% spin-off of the Alcon eye care devices business. Following the spin-off, Alcon was incorporated in Fribourg, Switzerland, and moved its global headquarters to Geneva, Switzerland. Alcon's previous global divisional headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, remains a major operational, commercial and innovation hub for the company.