We will open our clinic all days through Bon Holidays.
Doctor’s schedule

Cataract surgery

Cataract Surgery Flow

  • 1.Examination and follow-up at the first visit

    Depending on the individuals' stage of cataract and their health condition, the doctor will concider whether the patient needs a follow-up or have surgery done.

  • 2. Decision of surgery

    The doctor will explain about the condition of your eye, and you will have some examinations if surgery is necessary.
    ※The timing of surgery will depends on each individual.

  • 3. Examinations required

    You need to make a reservation and come to our clinic to have some preoperative Examination before the surgery day. Preoperative examination contains deciding the diopter of the intraocular lenses and investigating whether there are other diseases on your body or not. For example, blood sampling, corneal endothelial cell test, blood oxygenation level check, etc.

  • 4. Explanation about Surgery

    The doctor will explain about the details of the cataract surgery.

  • 5. Sugery day flow

    • (1) Reception

      ·Please visit us with your family 1-2 hours before surgery.
      ·Do not forget the appointment slip, health insurance card, patient ID card and the letter of consent.

    • (2) Waiting Room

      ·All the accessory including nail polish and make-up should be taken off.
      ・We can lend you a surgical gown and cap.
      ·We will put eye drops in your eye several times.
      ·You will be given an intravenous drip.

    • (3) Surgery Room

      ・You will be advised to have a seat.
      ·See cataract surgery
      ·It takes about 10-20 minutes until finish.

    • (4) Recovery Room

      ·After surgery, you will need to take a rest for a while.
      ·We hope you to listen to the postoperative explanation with your family.

  • 6. The flow of the day after the surgery

    • A day after the surgery
      You must come to our clinic and have the follow-up examination
    • For a month
      Once per 3-7days consultation
    • After 2 months
      Once per 2-3 weeks consultation
    • After 3 months
      Once per 3-6 months consultation

Office hours




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


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


Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, 170-0013

TEL: +81-3-3981-6363

・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.



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Doctor career

Director:Yoshiko Hori

(Registered Recipient of a Diploma of Ophthalmology 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 Thesis

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

Doctor:Yasuhiro Shinkawa

(Registered Recipient of a Diploma of Ophthalmology)


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


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 5 full-time service orthoptist, 3 part-time orthoptists, 1full-time nurse and 3 part-time nurses in our clinic.
Another several ophthalmologists are working here.