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Santen Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., opened its doors in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1993. The company was founded in 1890 in Osaka, Japan, Santen is one of the oldest prescription ophthalmic companies in the world today.
For nearly 120 years, Santen has aimed to refine, innovate, and deliver groundbreaking treatments in the field of ophthalmology. But developing next-generation pharmaceuticals that improve patient quality of life is just part of our mission. With cutting-edge research facilities in the United States, Europe, China, as well as Japan—we consider ourselves global citizens doing our part to expand therapeutic options worldwide.
By focusing our efforts on ophthalmology and related areas, we develop scientific knowledge and organizational capabilities which are unique and original to Santen. We use our unique capabilities to contribute to patients and their loved ones, and consequently to society.