Valeant considering sale of eye-surgery assets — Carl Zeiss interest rumored

Bloomberg reports Valeant Pharmaceuticals is considering selling its Bausch & Lomb surgical products to Carl Zeiss Meditec.

Here's what you should know:

1. Analysts believe Bausch & Lomb is worth $2 billion.

2. Anonymous sources told Bloomberg talks are ongoing with an agreement "still weeks away."

3. Valeant could consider other bidders.

4. Valeant has $28.9 billion in debt. CEO Joe Papa is working to stabilize the company after it suffered from government pricing probes coupled with poor sales.

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