VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL, INC. COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF BAUSCH + LOMB

LAVAL, Quebec, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Bausch + Lomb Holdings Incorporated. Bausch + Lomb is a leading global eye health company that has a broad portfolio of eye health products, including well-known prescription and OTC brands Besivance, Lotemax, Ocuvite and PreserVision; vision care brands Biotrue ONEday, PureVision, renu and Boston; and surgical brands enVista, Storz, Stellaris and VICTUS.

About Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: VRX) is a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of dermatology, eye health, neurology and branded generics. More information about Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. can be found at www.valeant.com.

Contact Information:      Laurie W. Little
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                                    laurie.little@valeant.com 

SOURCE:                      Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.