R&D Areas of Focus

Allergan is Focused on Researching and Developing New Therapies in our Seven Therapeutic Areas

Medical Aesthetics & Dermatology

In Medical Aesthetics & Dermatology, Allergan is focused on researching and developing new therapies for skin conditions such as rosacea, acne, psoriasis, fat reduction in the submental and other body areas, facial lines, alopecia and facial volume. 

Eye Care

Allergan’s R&D efforts in Eye Care are focused on advancing innovation in the treatment of dry eye disease, glaucoma, conditions that impact the back of the eye, including retinal conditions, and rare diseases that can lead to blindness.  

Central Nervous System (CNS)

In CNS, Allergan is advancing programs to treat critical conditions such as major depressive disorder (MDD), migraine, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.


Allergan’s development programs in Gastroenterology are focused on advancing new treatments in ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, NASH and diabetic gastroparesis. 

Women’s Health and Urology

In Women’s Health and Urology, Allergan is focused on bringing new therapeutic options forward for under-treated or ignored conditions, such as uterine fibroids.


Allergan’s development efforts in anti-infectives are focused on bringing forward new indications and potential new treatments for difficult to treat infections. 


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Advancing the Pipeline
Key programs in development that derive from our Open Science pipeline.