Dry eyes

Causes

Dry eyes is a chronic disease on tears and mucus that is caused by several factors. If you have dry eyes, your eyes may sting or burn, and visual performance also can be affected.

According to a study, life environment causes dry eyes symptoms. 30% of office workers and 40% of contact lens users are suspected case of the disease.

Dry eyes are caused by a lack of adequate tears. The several main causes are following;

  • Aging
  • Certain medical conditions,
    (Including Allergic conjunctivitis, conjunctivo chalasis, Sjogren’s syndrome,
    Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
  • Certain medications
    (Including Drugs for high blood pressure and tranquilizers.)
  • Laser eye surgery, though symptoms of dry eyes related to this procedure are usually temporary
  • Tear gland damage from inflammation.

Symptoms

Signs and symptoms, which usually affect both eyes, may include:

  • Dryness
  • Inflammations
  • Pain
  • Sensitivity to light or air
  • Tear gland damage from inflammation.

However if you have watery eyes or corneal epithelial disorder, you’ll experience , conjunctivo chalasis or blur vision because of your eye cannot spred enough tears to the surface of corne. Moreover, contact lens users are likely to be suspected case of the disease. In order to prevent dry eyes syndrome, periodic medical check is recommended.

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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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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 4000

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


 

Doctor:Fumiyo Hasegawa

(A board-certified ophthalmologist)

Memberships

Japan Ophthalmological Society
Japan Ophthalmologists Associasion
Japanese Association for Strabismus and Amblyopia(JASA)

Career

1992 Graduate- Medical Department of Teikyo Univercity
2002 The head ophthalmologist at International Catholic Hospital
2020 Shinjuku-Higashiguchi Eye Clinic


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