Allergan: 70 Years Advancing Eye Care
On our 70th anniversary, we would like to thank and honor the healthcare professionals around the globe who have partnered with Allergan in caring for patients.
Seventy years ago, Gavin S. Herbert, Sr., and his son, Gavin Herbert, Jr., brought Allergan to life with a droplet and a dream in a small laboratory above their Los Angeles drugstore. Seeing the potential to bring novel medications to patients around the world, Gavin Jr. provided the leadership for Allergan to become a leading global eye care company. Their lifelong commitment to advancing eye care and improving the lives of patients remains at the heart of our organization.
Over the last 70 years, Allergan has discovered, developed, and delivered some of the most innovative products in the industry. Allergan has launched 125 eye care products and invested billions of dollars in new treatments for the most prevalent eye conditions including glaucoma, ocular surface disease, and retinal diseases such as diabetic macular edema and retinal vein occlusion. Our eye care pipeline includes 12 additional agents for multiple ocular conditions.
Our commitment to the well-being of patients is also reflected in philanthropy. Allergan and The Allergan Foundation support more than 150 organizations around the world working to improve lives and communities.
Allergan contributes significantly to the eye care community. We work closely with eye care clinicians, research leaders, and managed care organizations to stay abreast of their needs. We provide support for continuing education programs and academic institutions, as well as for recent graduates. For patients, we offer a variety of patient savings and assistance programs to ensure greater access to Allergan medications.
As a leader in eye care, we remain committed to helping eye care providers deliver the best in patient care through innovative products and outreach programs. Thank you, again, to the many healthcare professionals who have trusted Allergan for excellence in patient care. We look forward to working with you on this important mission for many years to come.