Ito Hospital was established in1937when my grandfather decided he would like to focus exclusively on treating patients with thyroid diseases. In1959, my father became the next director and in1998 I took over as the third generation’s director of our hospital. Over the past 76 years, we have focused exclusively on treating patients with thyroid diseases. I believe, when it comes to thyroid problems, there is no better place than Ito Hospital for diagnoses and treatments. In addition, there is no better place for the people who are interested and engaged in thyroid diseases.
Hakuba Japan in Nagano prefecture is world-renown for its Olympic-class winter resorts. Blessed with an abundance of powder snow and well-equipped facilities, locals and travelers flock to this winter wonderland. When planning for a trip to Hakuba, we should also know which hospitals and clinics to go to in the unfortunate case of broken bones or other medical emergencies.
The following excerpt from the Hakuba tourism bureau’s pamphlet on medical services is interesting for what it does and doesn’t say
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
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.