Chennai, February , 2018: Alcon, the global leader in eye care, a division of Novartis, has won the prestigious Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) Medical Technology Excellence Award in two categories, Best Technology Solution in Surgical and Best Technology Solution in Ophthalmology. Shri Y S Chowdhary, Hon’ble Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Government of India presented the Award to Alcon India in a glittering ceremony held in New Delhi.
The event honoured Alcon India for its contribution in the medical technology in India. The awards were presented in the categories of best technology solution in Medical Imaging, Diagnostic, Monitoring, Surgical, Therapeutic, Radiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Oncology, Dentistry, Ophthalmology and start up.
Speaking on this occasion, Sandeep Bothra, Country Business Head (Surgical), said, “This award reiterates Alcon’s leadership position in eye care. Our contribution in the medical technology in India, through our innovative products has automated some of the most critical steps in cataract surgery making it safer and more precise. It is a testimony of our efforts to offer the broadest portfolio of products to enhance sight and improve people’s lives.”
ASSOCHAM is a very prestigious and leading trade association of India. Established in 1920 and having more than 4, 50,000 members. It is also referred to as the “Chamber of Chambers” having in its fold more than 400 Industry Chambers.
Alcon is the global leader in eye care. As a division of Novartis, we offer the broadest portfolio of products to enhance sight and improve people’s lives. Our products touch the lives of more than 260 million people each year living with conditions like cataract, glaucoma, retinal diseases and refractive errors, and there are millions more who are waiting for solutions to meet their eye care needs. Our purpose is reimagining eye care, and we do this through innovative products, partnerships with eye care professionals and programs that enhance access to quality eye care. Learn more at www.alcon.com