Bausch + Lomb

Our Company

Bausch + Lomb, the only leading global eye health business, is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world. Offering the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of eye health products, the company’s core businesses include over-the-counter products, dietary supplements, eye care products, ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, contact lenses, lens care products, and  ophthalmic surgical devices and instruments. The company, which began in 1853 in Rochester, New York, continues its legacy of innovation today as it invents new materials, develops new technologies, and pioneers ways to help people see better to live better.

Bausch + Lomb, the only leading global eye health business, is solely dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world – from the moment of birth through every phase of life. The company’s mission is simple yet powerful: helping you see better to live better.

Bausch + Lomb’s highest priority is the well-being of the people the company serves. By listening to customers and patients, constantly honing the company’s innovation edge, and by executing with integrity and excellence, Bausch + Lomb is earning the trust of partners and stakeholders.

Over the last 150 years, Bausch + Lomb has become a global hallmark for innovation and quality. The talented and motivated employees work relentlessly to invent new materials, engineer new technologies, and ultimately bring new innovations to help people see better to live better.

Three broad categories of products

cataract and vitreoretinal surgery

Cataract and Vitreoretinal Surgery

The company offers a complete portfolio of surgical products for cataract, retinal, refractive and corneal surgery. The range of technologies includes the Stellaris Elite™ vision enhancement system, the TECHNOLAS® TENEO™ 317 Model 2 excimer laser, VICTUS® femtosecond laser platform, intraocular lenses including enVista®, enVista® Toric, FineVisionTM and EyeCee® one preloaded, as well as a range of high-quality surgical instruments through the Storz® and Synergetics® line of products.

Ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and Over the Counter eye health products

Bausch + Lomb ophthalmic pharmaceuticals treat a wide range of eye conditions including glaucoma, eye allergies, conjunctivitis, dry eye and retinal diseases. The portfolio includes products such as PrBesivanceTM (BESIFLOXACIN 0.6%),  PrLotemax® (LOTEPREDNOL ETABONATE 0.5% ), Lotemax Gel (LOTEPREDNOL ETABONATE 0.5%),  PrLotemax® ointment (LOTEPREDNOL ETABONATE 5MG/G),  PrAlrex® (LOTEPREDNOL ETABONATE 0.2%),


The over-the-counter ocular eye vitamin brands, Ocuvite® and PreserVision®.


vision care

Vision Care

Bausch + Lomb’s contact lens offerings span the spectrum of wearing modalities and include such Biotrue® ONEday daily disposables, Bausch + Lomb ULTRA®, PureVision® and PureVision®2. The company’s lens care products include Biotrue® and renu® multi-purpose solutions as well as the Boston® line of products for cleaning gas permeable contact lenses.

At a Glance

Bausch + Lomb was founded in 1853 in Rochester, New York, as a small optical shop that grew to become a multi-billion-dollar corporation with approximately 10,000 employees worldwide, and with products available in approximately 100 countries.




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Corporate Responsibility

As part of our commitment to responsible medication disposal, we are proud to support Medications Return Programs managed by Health Products Stewardship Association (HPSA). These programs provide a safe and convenient way for consumers to dispose of unused or expired household medications in an environmentally responsible manner.
To learn more about properly storing and handling pharmaceuticals or finding a collection location near you, we encourage you to visit the HPSA website at