Eye Exam in Tokyo – A Comprehensive Eye Dokku

Kato Eye Clinic – Ophthalmologist in Tokyo doctor Kato

Anyone who has been in Japan for more than a year is no doubt familiar with the thorough physical exam known as ningen-dokku, a term that translated literally means “human dock.” Think of a ship pulling into port for a complete inspection and you’ll get the idea.
Dr. Takuji Kato, who runs the Kato Eye Clinic in Shibuya, acted on a friend’s suggestion and came up with the eye-dokku—a comprehensive eye exam designed to spot a variety of vision problems and potentially serious medical conditions. An award-winning ophthalmologist who formerly headed a major university’s ophthalmology department and did research at two Harvard University affiliates, Dr. Kato and his associates are well-versed at diagnosing glaucoma, retinal and corneal diseases, macular degeneration and many other eye disorders.

Kato Eye Clinic in Shibuya Tokyo – English speaking eye doctor

Kato Eye Clinic – Ophthalmologist in Tokyo patients

Situated right across the street from the statue of Hachiko at Shibuya Station, the Kato Eye Clinic handles all types of eye diseases and injuries. Dr. Takuji Kato founded the clinic about ten years ago, and is assisted by nine other ophthalmologists having various specialties and ten other support staff.
The clinic’s basic services include comprehensive vision exams and multiple options for vision correction, most prominently an alternative to LASIK called orthokeratology. The clinic’s major strengths include having specialists in infectious diseases, both the cornea and retina, and glaucoma and cataracts. It also handles pediatric eye care

Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Kaikoukai Medical Group

Extra virgin olive oil—the all-natural juice pressed from just-picked olives—is so delicious that at Italian olive oil factories they give it to you in a spoon to taste. They even give it to babies in Italy because the structure of the fatty acids in olive oil is so similar to breast milk. It is also an integral part of the much-admired Mediterranean diet.