Advanced key technologies and research are handled at Nikon's Core Technology Center. Each of Nikon’s individual companies manage their own Research and Development based on a specific vision and are developing products for the future.

Nikon continues to make important strides in the ophthalmic lens industry, forging a leadership position in the improvement of the most advanced lens materials and coatings on the market today. In fact, the quality of its products has earned praise amongst consumers while setting the very standards recognized and adopted by industry specialists themselves. All Nikon single vision lenses feature Nikon’s Advanced Aspheric Design for sharp clear vision with limited peripheral distortion and superb aesthetics.