Contact Lens Prescription

Why do we recommend to have medical check before buying contact lens?

  1. To avoid using wrong data lens
    It is difficult for the patient to know whether your lens data is correct or not. Human beings’ view ability change constantly besides growth period. Nowadays, living environment is quite diversity so it is necessary to be deliberated carefully about your lens material, power, and shape.
  2. To find eye diseases before using lens
    There are diseases that contraindications of contact lens. For example, acute inflammation of anterior eye part, infectious eye disease, uveitis, heavy dry eye. Diseases like these are diagnosed only by ophthalmologists. In some cases symptoms don’t appear. And then patients use contact lens because they don’t notice these diseases. Coming and seeing doctor prevent bad situation like this.
  3. To choose appropriate brand
    There are a lot of brand of contact lens. It is difficult to choose suitable lens for you just based on catchphrase and word of mouth. You can hardly choose appropriate lens without try a few lens fitting consulting doctor and examiner. For whose lens don’t fit, doctor give information of new contact lens and it help you to choose contact lens.
  4. For patients who have dry eye or eyestrain
    There are lots of people who feel dryness or eyestrain while using contact lens. It is important to judge if wearing contact lens is available for you or not. In addition, doctor will give you information; important point when you wear contact lens, which lens to choose.
  5. Reduce a risk when the lens didn’t fit
    In the case when the lens you bought didn’t fit, there might occur eyestrain or headache if you use them with too much enduring. Depending on the lens, it can cause keratitis or conjunctivitis so it is necessary to consult doctor before buy lens. We recommend you to buy lens at shop whose guarantee is substantial. There is a contact lens shop “J contact” at the same floor of our clinic. Returning and exchanging is available for all contact lens and they also have full of guarantees.


  1. Reception desk
    Please fill out the questionnaire.(When you already write it, please just hand it to reception.)
    At first, please fill out the questionnaire. And then, examiner is calling your name so come in examination room.
  2. Examination

    Number: 20800BZZ00730000 Number: 23BZ0277

    Auto ref keratometer: measure degree of myopic, hyperopia or astigmatism.
    Non-contact tonometer: measure eye pressure.

    You will have checked view ability based on the results of ref kerato meter.

    Choosing contact lens with examiner.

    Wear the contact lens chosen, check your view ability again and adjust the power.
  3. Consultation

    You are seeing doctor and have consultation. Doctor checks not only fitting of lens but also your eye condition.

    Finishing consultation, we help your practice to put in and pick off lens from your eyes. (For patients who use contact lens first time)
  4. Checking fee
    After explanation precautions and how to clean lens, examiner make your prescription.
  5. Buying contact lens
    Please bring your prescription to adjacent shop and buy contact lens.


Office Hours




11:30-18:30(no lunchtime.)

Reception Closing Time

Weekday,Saturday 19:30
Sunday,Holiday 18:30

Closing The Office

12/31, 1/1, 1/2, 1/3


・Access from JR Ikebukuro station east exit
・Access by car

Our clinic is on the right side of "LABI (Yamada Denki)".
The clinic is on the fifth floor of the building which "Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ" is on the first floor.

5F, 1-5-6,
Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo  170-0013

It's a 1-minute walk from Ikebukuro station east exit.



Doctor Career

Director:Yoshiko Hori

(A board-certified ophthalmologist Ph.D)
English fluent


Japanese Ophthalmological Society
Japan Ophtalmologists Association
Japan Cornea Society
Japanese Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons
Japanese Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


1986: Graduate-School of Medicine of Iwate Medical University
1990: Post Graduate school of Iwate MedicalUniversity
1991: Iwate prefectural Ofunato hospital
1993: Department of Ophthalmology Iwate Medical University Instructor
1993: Schepens Eye Research Institute of Harvard University
1997: Department of Ophthalmology Tokyo Dental College
1997: Minami-Aoyama Eye Clinic
2008: Ichikawa general hospital Department of Ophthalmology Tokyo Dental College
2010: IkebukuroSunshineStreetEyeClinic(Director since 2010)

Main Research Presentations

The three-dimensional organization of collagen fibrils in the human cornea and sclera.(maiden name Komai)


Doctor:Yasuhiro Shinkawa

(A board-certified ophthalmologist)


Japan Ophthalmological Society
Japanese Retina and Vitreous Society
Japanese Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons


2001: Graduate-Medical Department of Kumamoto University
2002: Entered Department of Ophthalmology Kyoto University School of medicine
2002: Shimada Municipal Hospital
2008: Japanese Red Cross Society
2010: Kitano Hospital The Tazuke Kofukai Medical Research Institute
2014: Ikebukuro Sunshine Street Eye Clinic


Doctor: Hiromi Namikawa

(A board-certified ophthalmologist)


Japanese Ophthalmological Society
Japan Ophtalmologists Association


2003: Graduate-Medical Department St. Marianna University 
2005: Synthesis Shinkawabashi Hospital
2009: Medical Department St. Marianna University
2013: Ikebukuro Sunshine Street Eye Clinic

Main Research Presentations

"Axonal protection by brain-derived neurotropic factor associated with CREB phosphorylation in tumor necrosis factor-alpha-inducted optic nerve degeneration."(maiden name Fujino)


Doctor:Tetsuya Kawakita

(A board-certified ophthalmologist)


1995: Graduate-Medical Department of Kanazawa University
1995~1998: Student at Ocular Surface Center
2011~: Ikebukuro Sunshine Street Eye Clinic

3 orthoptists(full time) and a nurse(part-time).