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List of Publicly Traded Ophthalmology, Eye Care and Optical Companies Listed on Major U.S. Exchanges

The publicly traded companies on this list are biotech, medical device, pharmaceutical or other healthcare companies that provide products relating to eye care. Examples of the products and services provided by these companies include:

  • Contact lens
  • Diagnostics imaging devices
  • Drug delivery devices
  • Drugs
  • Eye care products
  • Implantable visual prosthetics
  • Laser consoles
  • Laser probes
  • Optical lens implant
  • Surgical devices and instruments
  • Therapies to treat glaucoma and other serious diseases of the eye

The large-cap stocks in this category have eye care products (drugs, therapeutics, devices, etc.) in addition to products in numerous other areas.


Additional publicly traded healthcare companies and healthcare categories can be accessed through the link below:

List of Publicly Traded Healthcare Companies

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Eye Care: Large-Cap Stocks

Abbott Laboratories (ABT) (Technologies for corneal health among many product offerings)

Allergan, Inc. (AGN) (Eye care products among many product offerings)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) (Eye care products among many product offerings)

Novartis AG (NVS) (Switzerland: eye care, generic pharmaceuticals, medicines, over-the-counter products, vaccines)

Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) (Eye care products among many product offerings)

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN) (Biopharmaceutical company: eye diseases and many other areas of focus)

Eye Care: Mid-Cap Stocks

Akorn, Inc. (AKRX) (Generic prescription, branded prescription, animal health, consumer health products)

Cooper Companies, Inc. (The) (COO) (Soft contact lens, medical devices and procedure-based products used in the women’s healthcare market)

National Vision Holdings, Inc. (EYE) (IPO October 26, 2017; optical retailer: America’s Best, Eyeglass World, Vista Optical and Walmart Vision Centers)

Eye Care: Small-Cap Stocks

Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AERI) (Therapies for the treatment of patients with glaucoma)

Anika Therapeutics Inc. (ANIK) (Therapeutic products for tissue protection, healing and repair; animal health, ophthalmic, joint health and orthopedic products, surgical products to treat ENT disorders, wound care products)

Atrion Corporation (ATRI) (Medical devices and components: cardiovascular products, balloon catheters used in ophthalmic procedures, fluid delivery products, soft contact lens disinfection cases)

FibroGen, Inc. (FGEN) (Biopharmaceutical company: anemia in chronic kidney disease, liver fibrosis, pancreatic cancer, corneal blindness)

Glaukos Corporation (GKOS) (IPO in June 2015: Products and procedures designed to treat glaucoma)

Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (KALA) (IPO July 20, 2017; biopharmaceutical company: eye diseases)

Nightstar Therapeutics plc (NITE) (IPO September 28, 2017; gene therapy company: rare inherited retinal diseases)

STAAR Surgical Company (STAA) (Implantable lenses and delivery systems)

Eye Care: Micro-Cap Stocks

Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. (ADVM) (Biopharmaceutical company: serious eye diseases)

Alimera Sciences, Inc. (ALIM) (Ophthalmic pharmaceuticals)

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC) (Treatments for rare eye diseases caused by mutated genes)

Clearside Biomedical, Inc. (CLSD) (IPO June 2, 2016: biopharmaceutical company focused on therapies for blinding eye diseases)

EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (EYPT) (Drug delivery products to treat chronic eye disease)

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IMMY) (Ophthalmology and urology drug therapies)

Iridex Corporation (IRIX) (Laser consoles, laser probes, delivery devices, consumable instrumentation)

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Biopharmaceutical company: anti-infective treatments, ophthalmology)

Ocular Therapeutix, Inc. (OCUL) (Biopharmaceutical company: therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye through its hydrogel platform technology)

Ohr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OHRP) (Ocular diseases)

Ophthotech Corporation (OPHT) (Biopharmaceutical company: back of the eye diseases)

Presbia Plc. (LENS) (IPO in January 2015, Ireland: Optical lens implant)

Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (EYES) (Implantable visual prosthetics)

Eye Care: Nano-Cap Stocks

Eyegate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (EYEG) (July 2015: Specialty pharmaceutical and drug delivery company: therapies and drug delivery technologies)

RXI Pharmaceuticals Corporation (RXII) (Therapeutics in the areas of dermatology and ophthalmology)

Related Links:

List of Pharmaceutical Companies

List of Biotech Companies

Publicly Traded Companies by Sector and Industry