In the world of ophthalmology and optics, SBISA’ has been a leader in the industry for over 130 years since it was founded in 1869.
During all these years SBISA’ has acquired extensive experience in the design and production of ophthalmic instruments.
The strength of SBISA’ consists of the thousands of professionals in the optic and ophthalmic sector, who are satisfied with the service provided: a worldwide service in line with modern marketing strategies and based on the traditional values of correctness and style.

Through the years, SBISA’ has dedicated energy and resources to improving and perfecting its production facilities to guarantee the high standards of quality and reliability of its products.

The market share achieved in Italy and on international markets demonstrates the success of this policy. The investments of SBISA’ are now oriented towards strengthening its organizational structures in order to make the company more competitive, not only in terms of the quality of the instruments offered but also for the support and service offered to the professional.

In 1869 SBISA’ is launched on the optic market as a commercial company.
In 1933 it becomes a corporation with headquarters in Piazza della Signoria, Florence, and it-begins producing ophthalmic and optical instruments.
In 1964 the workshop moves to the plant located in Sesto Fiorentino, Florence where a large selection of qualified ophthalmology and optical instruments are produced.

Nikon Instruments S.p.A.

Nikon Instruments S.p.A. expands its proposals of products in the Ophthalmology market, adding to products already distributed, the distribution of the brand Sbisą. In perfect harmony with the corporate philosophy based on “Trustworthiness and Creativity” concepts, Nikon pursues determining their "mission" by investing the maximum energy in promotional activities worthy of its brand.
Nikon Instruments S.p.A., managing the Sbisą brand, perpetuates a long tradition in optics and ophthalmology market, of a company created by the end of the nineteenth century. The partnership between Nikon and the historic Florentine "brand" takes the form of a path that puts productivity and technology at the heart of the professional needs. This is why the great tradition Sbisą located in Nikon a practical, reliable and innovative partner, commercial encouragement to return to prominence in the global market. Nikon Instruments S.p.A. has brought new life to the brand Sbisą, bringing it to represent excellence in the field of ophthalmic instrumentation.
The investments of Nikon Instruments S.p.A. today are aimed at further strengthening of its organizational structures and particularly the sales in order to make the company more competitive, not only for the quality of the instruments, but for the set of technical and commercial support and assistance to professional. A solution in which, opticians and ophthalmologists, wherever located, found a new confidence.