Santen is a global specialized company focused solely on ophthalmology. We’re committed to serving serious unmet needs by developing innovative solutions that protect and restore vision and, in turn, preserve quality of life for people around the world.
Santen USA, located in Emeryville, CA, is an important part of our ophthalmic research and development efforts worldwide and the home of our regional business teams. By leveraging our deep industry knowledge and a network of external partners, we aim to deliver novel therapies and make hope a reality for people facing vision impairment and loss.
Our deep roots start in Japan, Santen’s worldwide headquarters, where the company began in 1890. Since then, Santen has become an established leader in the Japanese, Asian, and European prescription ophthalmology marketplaces and continues to expand across global markets, including the United States. Today, Santen employs more than 4,000 people worldwide and sells specialty ophthalmic products in more than 60 countries.
With a clear focus on vision, we aim to deliver the highest quality products, to act with integrity, to earn the trust of our partners and customers, and to deliver sight-saving innovations to physicians and patients who are waiting for them.
We’re all eyes at Santen, and we see patients and families in everything we do.