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.)

Closed

Our clinic is closed on 12/31, 1/1, 1/2, 1/3.

 

Location

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

TEL:03-3981-6363

 

・1-minute walk from Ikebukuro station east exit.

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

 

・Access to our clinic from JR Ikebukuro station east exit
・Access to our clinic by car

 

 

Map

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

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

Greeting

It is said that we are gaining 80 percent of the outside information through our eyes. Because we live in the information-intensive society nowadays, we tend to overuse our eyes at any times, and tend to suffer from various kinds of eye troubles.
Therefore, ophthalmological checkup and care has become significant.
If you have any concern about your eye condition, please feel free to consult us.
We will provide careful treatment and will try our best so that you can receive our consultation with full satisfaction.

 

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: 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

Greeting

The eye clinic is the place where the patients, who have vision problems, can recover their eye function and feel how great ''I CAN SEE THINGS' 'is. When we share something impressive with the patients, we feel the happiest.
We’ll continue seeing the patients sincerely.
Thank you very much.
 
We have 1 full-time service orthoptist, 3 part-time orthoptists, 1 full-time nurse and 1 part-time nurses in our clinic.