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

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

Saturday

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

Sunday,Holiday

11:00-18:00
(no lunchtime.)

Closed

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

Location

9th floor of Hulic Shinjuku Building,3-25-1, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0022

TEL:03-5363-0507

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Contact us

shinjuku@tokyomidori.jp

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Doctor career

Director:Yasuhiro Shinkawa

(A board-certified ophthalmologist)

Memberships

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

Certification of Completion

Course of Ophthalmic PDT Study Group
Number of cataract surgery up to the present:About 3000

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 Shinjuku-Higashiguchi 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.


 

Doctor: Hiromi Namikawa

(A board-certified ophthalmologist)

Memberships

Japan Ophthalmological Society

Career

2003 Graduate-Medical Department St. Marianna University
2005 Shinkawabashi Hospital
2009 Medical Department St. Marianna University
2013 Shinjuku-Higashiguchi 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.


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