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Establishment of Topcon Korea Medical Co., Ltd.

Located in Seoul, Korea, Topcon Korea Medical Co., Ltd. (TKM) was established and formally launched in 2023. 

Topcon Healthcare, via TKM, will pursue better clinical processes and outcomes for customers and their patients in Korea. 

Topcon Corporation (HQ: Itabashi-ku, Tokyo; President: Takashi Eto) (henceforth Topcon) has established Topcon Korea Medical Co., Ltd. (HQ: Seoul, South Korea, President : Artur Chu) (henceforth TKM) to strengthen and expand its eye care business in South Korea.

The company was registered in March 2023, and full-scale sales and marketing operations began in the second half of 2023 after the company’s infrastructure and team staff were established.

In South Korea, as in other developed countries, as the government is responding to the increase in eye disease associated with an ageing population South Korea is focusing on a strategy of early detection and treatment applied broadly across the eye care sector to meet the high and increasing demand for examination through treatment.

Optical stores market in Korea is different domain. It is highly competitive. Global economy and COVID-19 affects seriously, however in accordance with increased demand for good quality lenses for myopia and presbyopia, business opportunities are recovering. TKM also is ready to contribute here to optimize the workflow and profitable management.

Topcon Korea Medical is a strong partner for all eye care professionals, providing innovative products and services required by customers in the fields of optometry and ophthalmology, as well as new businesses including health check-up and screening services, to contribute to optimal patient care. 

Message from the president

“Introducing Topcon Korea Medical Co., Ltd. Empowering Excellence in the Korean Market. With a firm foundation built on understanding the unique needs of the Korean market, TKM is poised to revolutionize the industry landscape.

Our dedication to quality, innovation, and a deep cultural understanding ensures that we not only meet, but exceed the expectations of our Korean partners. Join us on this exciting journey as we redefine possibilities in Korea and beyond.”

Artur Chu,