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What is Retinal tear?

The retina is the inner lining of the eye; it is the thin, light-sensitive tissue that generates vision. Tears can form in the retina, creating a risk of retinal detachment such as Atrophic hole and Tractional hiatus.

Retinal tear

Cause

Aging

The vitreous is a clear gel-like substance that fills in the back cavity of the eye, which is lined by the retina. At birth, this gel is attached to the retina, but as we age, the gel separates from the retina creating a posterior vitreous detachment or PVD.

High myopia

People with high myopia have longer eyes (axial elongation), which means that the retina is a more stretched and therefore prone to peripheral retinal hole.

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Symptoms

Retinal detachment itself is painless. But warning signs almost always appear before it occurs or has advanced, such as:
・The sudden appearance of many floaters — tiny specks that seem to drift through your field of vision
・Flashes of light in one or both eyes
・Blurred vision
・Gradually reduced side (peripheral) vision
・A curtain-like shadow over your visual field

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A curtain-like shadow over your visual field

Testing

Funduscopic Examination

This is an examination to check the condition of your retina. We put eye drops that dilate your pupils and observe the retina and optic nerve to check if there aren’t any diseases.

Treatment

Laser coagulation

Laser coagulation uses the heat from a laser to seal or destroy abnormal, leaking blood vessels in the retina. Laser coagulation may be used to prevent further progression of retinopathy.

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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
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

(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)
 

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 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.