English Aozora Eye Clinic

For English Speakers

We welcome English speakers who do not speak Japanese. The Hospital Director, Dr. Yoshiaki Kusano, has 20 years of clinical experience at the department of Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology of St. Luke's International Hospital. Aozora Eye Clinic, the Japanese word "aozora" means the blue-skies, provides faithful and attentive care for patients.

Clinical Services

  • Ophthalmology including pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses
  • Laser treatment (green laser, YAG laser)
  • Consultation at St. Luke's International Hospital (at Akashi-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) if advanced medical treatment is needed

Contact Information

Tel: 044-888-0222 FAX: 044-888-7716
Address: 216-0005
Room 201, Tsuchi-hashi 3-3-1, Miyamae-ku, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture

Clinic Hours Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
9:30-13:00 x x -12:00 x x x -
15:00-18:00 x x x x -17:30 -17:30 -
9:30-13:00 / 15:00-18:00.
9:30-12:00 / 15:00-18:00 on Wednesday.
9:30-13:00 / 15:00-17:30 on Friday and Saturday.
Accepts no patients on Holiday and Sunday.
Please contact us for temporary closings.

From the Saginuma Station of the Denen-toshi Line, go north and cross the Denen-toshi Line by a bridge. You will soon find Saginuma Kawasaki Postal Office on the right side of the route. We are located on the second floor of the same building.
Parking space is available.

Healthcare Insurance

We have a national system of health insurance in Japan. If you don't have Japanese national health insurance, your medication care will cost around 5,000 - 15,000 yen depending on your medication. We can prepare statements for travel insurance.

Curriculum Vitae of Hospital Director

-1985 Juntendo University School of Medicine
1985-1988 Residency, St. Luke's Internatinal Hospital
1988 Chief Resident of Internal Medicine, St. Luke's International Hospital
1988-2004 Staff of Ophthalmology, St. Luke's International Hospital
1996 Overseas Education, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Department of Ophthalmology, Retina Service
2004- Hospital Director, Aozora Eye Clinic
2004- Part-time Staff of Ophthalmology, St. Luke's International Hospital
Member of Japanese Ophthalmological Society
Certificated as a specialist of Ophthalmology by Japanese Ophthalmological Society

Member of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Certificated in Internal Medicine by the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine