Bausch + Lomb is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare companies in the world. Its core businesses include contact lenses and lens care products, ophthalmic surgical devices and instruments, and ophthalmic pharmaceuticals.
Bausch + Lomb is headquartered in Rochester, NY. It employs approximately 11,000 people worldwide and its products are available in more than 100 countries.
At Bausch + Lomb, our history of innovation continues today as we invent new materials, engineer new technologies, and create pioneering ways to help people see better.
We market three broad categories of products
Vision Care: Our contact lens offerings span the entire spectrum of wearing modalities and include such well-known brand names as PureVision, SofLens, Boston and Optima . Our lens care products include Biotrue™ and renu brand of chemical disinfectants for soft contact lenses as well as the Boston line of products for cleaning GP contact lenses.
- Pharmaceuticals: Our products treat a wide range of eye conditions including glaucoma, eye allergies, conjunctivitis, dry eye and retinal diseases. We offer proprietary and generic medicines available by prescription, over-the-counter eye drops and other medications. Our line of proprietary Rx products includes the antibacterial eye drops Besivance, the steroid eye drops Lotemax , Alrex, and Zylet, and, Retisert and Vitrasert to treat retinal diseases. Outside the U.S., the non-selective beta blocker, Carteol; Minims, preservative-free, single-dose drops; and Liposic ointment for dry eye. Leading OTC products include the Ocuvite and PreserVision brands of ocular vitamins, Soothe dry eye drops, and Alaway allergy drops.
- Cataract and Vitreoretinal Surgery: We offer a full suite of products including intraocular lenses and delivery systems featuring the Crystalens, SofPort and Akreos brands of IOLs, the Stellaris and Millennium lines of phacoemulsification equipment, and other surgical instruments and devices, including the Storz line of instruments.
Our Commitment to an Ethical Culture
Trust, mutual respect and ethical behavior are essential to Bausch + Lomb's relationships with our eye care professional partners, our customers, our employees and our investors. In these relationships, we must conduct our business with the highest ethical standards - always assuring that our behaviors are consistent with both the letter and the spirit of Company Policies, laws and regulations - and with the exercise of good business judgment. Through Bausch + Lomb's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, we publicly commit every employee to uphold the highest standards of business conduct and ethics - complying with laws, avoiding conflicts of interest, beating the competition ethically, meeting our business goals the right way, treating our diverse employees fairly and with respect, and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment for all employees. Every Bausch + Lomb employee has the obligation to conduct our business ethically.