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

For over 60 years, HOYA Vision Care has been a passionate and global leader in optical technology innovation. As a manufacturer of high quality, high performing eyeglass lenses, HOYA continuously aims to bring the best possible vision care solutions to Eye Care Professionals and their patients around the world. The company supplies lenses in 110 countries with a network of over 17,000 employees and 43 laboratories around the globe.

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