Basic eye exam

Refraction Test

Overview: To measures a prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses. You will be asked to look through the device which contains lenses of different strengths that can be moved into your view.
Purpose: This test can help to determine the extent of poor vision and monitor a person who is being treated for an eye disease.

Tonometry (Eye Pressure Measurement)

Overview: To measure the pressure inside your eye using a noncontact tonometry with an “air puff”.
Purpose: To determine whether you have glaucoma, a disease which causes pressure to build up inside your eyes and may result in blindness.

Visual Acuity Test

Overview: To determine the smallest letters a person can read on a standardized chart. In the test, you will be asked to tell the direction like "up", "down", "right", "left".
Purpose: To find the "best corrected vision" for any visual problems.

Slit lamp Examination

Overview: To examine the structures nearby your eyes. In the test, you will be asked to rest your chin and forehead on a support to keep your head steady.
Purpose: The ophthalmologist will examine the cornea, iris, lens and the anterior chamber.

Retinal Examination(Ophthalmoscopy)

Overview: To examine the back of your eye using a magnifying instrument (ophthalmoscope) and a light source.
Purpose: The ophthalmologist detects eye diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and atherosclerosis.

 

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 Presentations

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


 
We have 1 full-time service orthoptist, 3 part-time orthoptists, 1 full-time nurse and 1 part-time nurses in our clinic.