HOYA Corporation to Support Earthquake Relief in Turkey and Syria

February 27, 2023


We would like to express our deepest sympathies to all those affected by the earthquake that occurred in Turkey and Syria on February 6.


HOYA Corporation has donated a total of 10 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society and the Japan Committee for UNICEF to support the disaster relief and recovery efforts in the affected areas.


Donated to:

Japanese Red Cross Society
5 million yen
Japan Committee for UNICEF
5 million yen
Total amount: 
10 million yen



In addition, support activities are also conducted at each business division, such as the following: The Vision Care Division, which manufactures and sells eyeglass lenses, are collecting donations from employees around the world with matching contributions to organizations to support relief efforts in each country. The division will also donate 400 pairs of eyeglass lenses through the Turkish Optician Associations.


Also, the PENTAX Medical Division, which operates the medical endoscope business, will donate a total of 102,141 euros (approximately 14.5 million yen) worth of gastrointestinal endoscopes and single-use bronchoscopes to the hospitals affected by the earthquake.

We sincerely hope for the swift recovery from a disaster in the affected areas.


About HOYA Vision Care

As a global leader in optical technology, HOYA Vision Care is dedicated to providing innovative vision care solutions for every stage of a patient’s life. A steadfast partner to Eye Care Professionals around the world, it stands at the forefront of optical excellence. With a global presence, consisting of 43 laboratories and a growing team of 20,000 employees, HOYA Vision Care delivers innovative lenses and other vision care solutions to millions of people in 110 countries.

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