BANGKOK and TOKYO–Nidek Co., Ltd., a leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of ophthalmic, optometric, and lens edging equipment, has formed a partnership with Hoya Vision Care (HOCPF), a leader in optical technology innovation. The global agreement creating a partnership between Nidek and Hoya Vision Care, provides eyecare professionals (ECPs) the opportunity to access "a complete portfolio of state-of-the-art optical instruments and products to provide a full-service approach to patient care, from eye examination, to consultation through to the final delivery of the high quality spectacle lenses," the companies said in a joint statement.

This alliance offers Hoya’s ECP partners access to Nidek’s industry leading optical products, services and instruments through both local distributors. This will enhance an ECPs' ability to offer their patients the latest in eye and vision examination equipment, visual quality and performance, the companies said.

“Our collaboration with Hoya Vision Care is a great opportunity for us to provide more ECPs with seamless eyecare solutions and to support them in achieving greater patient satisfaction and enhancing patients’ quality of life,” said Motoki Ozawa, president and CEO of Nidek Co., Ltd. “Since Nidek was established, we have continually developed a range of products for providing the joy of vision to people worldwide. This collaboration allows us to deliver our products with their high performing lenses, which offer complete patient care and directly lead to the patients’ joy of vision.”

“The strategic partnership with trusted optical leader Nidek aligns with Hoya Vision Care’s core mission to provide innovative solutions and high-quality products to our valued ECPs enhancing their business and offerings to patients,” said Alexandre Montague, chief executive officer, Hoya Vision Care. “By bringing together our organizations’ optical expertise, technologies and solutions, we are creating a seamless approach for our ECP business partners to expand their service offerings to their patients and focus on quality eyecare for all.”

The partnership agreement will take effect immediately.