Dry eyes

Treatment for Dry eyes syndrome

Dry eyes can be caused for some reason, which are decreased tear production, increased tear evaporation and an imbalance in the makeup of your tears. Basically eye drops are effective for these symptoms and, there are another remedies depends on what's causing your dry eyes

1. Imbalance of your tear volume

  • Artificial tear drops
  • Eye drops
    • Hyalein ophthalmic solution,
    • DIQUAS ophthalmic solution,
    • TEARBALANCE ophthalmic solution,
    • MUCOSTA Ophthalmic Suspension UD 2%
  • Tear duct plugs
    Tear duct plugs can decrease your eye dryness inserted them into your tear ducts. This increases the eye's tear film and surface moisture to relieve dry eyes. In our clinic. Three general types of tear duct plugs are available.
    • Super Flex (Silicone)
    • Punctal Plugs (Silicone)
    • Collagen Plugs
Estimate cost
New Patient 1plug 2plugs
(Both eye)
3plugs
(Both eye)
4plugs
(Both eye)
Super Flex (Silicone) ¥5,190 ¥8,440 ¥9,790 ¥11,140
Collagen Plugs ¥8,440 ¥11,140
Punctal Plugs (Silicone) ¥5,190 ¥8,440 ¥9,970 ¥11,140

Return Patient 1plug 2plugs
(Both eye)
3plugs
(Both eye)
4plugs
(Both eye)
Super Flex (Silicone) ¥3,600 ¥6,840 ¥8,190 ¥9,550
Collagen Plugs ¥6,840 ¥8,190
Punctal Plugs (Silicone) ¥3,600 ¥6,840 ¥8,190 ¥9,550

2. Imbalance of quality in your tears

  • Artificial tear drops
  • Eye drops
    • Hyalein ophthalmic solution,
    • DIQUAS ophthalmic solution,
    • TEARBALANCE ophthalmic solution,
    • MUCOSTA Ophthalmic Suspension UD 2%
  • Hot fomentation
    Hot fomentation is a treatment to heat your eyes with a machine called Eye-Hot in order to secrete your tear and that will make proper mixture tear oil.
  • Meibomian gland expression or enucleating
    Your tear oil occasionally sticks in your tear duct and it cause sties. To prevent the diseases, pressed Meibomian gland is effective to remove stuck tear oil.

Office Hours

Weekday,Saturday

11:30-13:45/15:00-19:30

Sunday,Holiday

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

Reception Closing Time

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

Access

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.

TEL:03-3981-6363

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Doctor Career

Director:Yoshiko Hori

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

Memberships

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

Career

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)

Memberships

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

Career

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)

Memberships

Japanese Ophthalmological Society
Japan Ophtalmologists Association

Career

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)

Career

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).