Who We Are

Santen specializes in ophthalmology and human eye health. Based on our motto “Exploring the secrets and mechanisms of nature in order to contribute to people's health,” we strive to deliver Happiness with Vision to people worldwide, leveraging strengths cultivated for more than 130 years.

What We Do

Santen is a Social Innovator that mobilizes key global technologies and players to resolve eye-related problems worldwide. Aiming to help people everywhere achieve happiness through vision, Santen has developed and is delivering eyecare solutions to tens of millions patients in more than 60 countries.



For Santen, sustainability encompasses not only environment, social and governance (ESG) considerations when creating shared value, but also the prioritization of four ESG materialities in goals and strategies for the advancement of society and raising corporate value over the medium and long terms.

Our Stories

We are pleased to introduce stories about the many initiatives Santen has implemented as a Social Innovator, such as nurturing the ophthalmic healthcare ecosystem, developing innovative ophthalmic products, and helping society to function harmoniously with people living with visual impairment.