English-speaking Clinic in

Keishin Gotanda Eye Clinic

No Reservation required, we welcome walk-in's.
We can accommodate English/Japanese speaking patients.
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  • Address: 2-1-2 Gotanda toukyu suquare 8F
    Higashi-gotanda Shinagawa Tokyo
  • Phone: 03-3473-0400

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Business Hours

Business Hours

  • Open: 10:30 - 13:30/ 15:00 - 18:30
    Saturday/Sunday/National Holidays
  • Closed Day: Tuesday


General Ophthalmology/Pediatric Ophthalmology
Immunization (influenza only)

Dr. Uchino

Dr. Uchino has specialized in General Ophthalmology/Pediatric Ophthalmology at Keio University School of Medicine and extended her interests to preventive medicine and epidemiology.
She speaks fluent English and Japanese.

Currently Dr. Uchino serve a lecturer at Keio University School of Medicine.
Dr. Uchino is respected and liked by her patients and colleagues who praise her for her professionalism, expertise and kindness. Her main focus is on excellence in clinical outcomes including high patients’ satisfaction.

She has received a MPH Degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Class of 2015), PhD degree from Keio University School of Medicine, and a MD degree from Yamanashi University.
In 2020, Dr Uchino has recieved the one of the well renown prize; Japan Corneal Society Academic Prize for conducting an excellent contribution in the field of dry eye disease world wide. She is an committee member of epidemiology committee in Dry Eye Work Shop II, and The International Workshop on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction.
In addition, she is devoting herself as TFOS ambassador representing Japan.
Dr. Uchino provides direct, hassle-free and easily accessible, comprehensive and specialized medical care for local and international patients.


Publications in English

  1. Ayaki M, Negishi K, Yuki K, Kawashima M, Uchino M, Tsubota K. Tear Break-Up Time and Seasonal Variation in Intraocular Pressure in a Japanese Population. Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 Feb 24;10(2).
  2. Adachi S, Sawada N, Yuki K, Uchino M, Iwasaki M, Tsubota K, Tsugane S. Intake of vegetables and fruits and the risk of cataract incidence in a Japanese population: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study. J Epidemiol. 2019 Dec 14.
  3. Inomata T, Iwagami M, Nakamura M, Shiang T, Yoshimura Y, Fujimoto K, Okumura Y, Eguchi A, Iwata N, Miura M, Hori S, Hiratsuka Y, Uchino M, Tsubota K, Dana R, Murakami A. Characteristics and Risk Factors Associated With Diagnosed and Undiagnosed Symptomatic Dry Eye Using a Smartphone Application. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Nov 27.
  4. Yamanishi R, Uchino M, Uchino Y, Kawashima M, Dogru M, Yokoi N, Tsubota K. Changes in Distribution of Dry Eye Diagnostic Status Among Visual Display Terminal Workers According to the Revised Criteria of the Asia Dry Eye Society. Cornea. 2019
  5. Mori K, Kurihara T, Uchino M, Torii H, Kawashima M, Sasaki M, Ozawa Y, Yamagishi K, Iso H, Sawada N, Tsugane S, Yuki K, Tsubota K. High Myopia and Its Associated Factors in JPHC-NEXT Eye Study: A Cross-Sectional Observational Study. J Clin Med. 2019 Oct 25;8(11).
  6. Shimizu E, Aketa N, Yazu H, Uchino M, Kamoi M, Sato Y, Tsubota K, Ogawa Y. Corneal higher-order aberrations in eyes with chronic ocular graft-versus-host disease. Ocul Surf. 2020 Jan;18(1):98-107.
  7. Hanyuda A, Sawada N, Uchino M, Kawashima M, Yuki K, Tsubota K, Yamagishi K, Iso H, Yasuda N, Saito I, Kato T, Abe Y, Arima K, Tanno K, Sakata K, Shimazu T, Yamaji T, Goto A, Inoue M, Iwasaki M, Tsugane S; JPHC-NEXT Study Group. Physical inactivity, prolonged sedentary behaviors, and use of visual display terminals as potential risk factors for dry eye disease: JPHC-NEXT study. Ocul Surf. 2020 Jan;18(1):56-63.
  8. Mizuno M, Kawashima M, Uchino M, Suzuki N, Mitamura H, Uchino Y, Yokoi N, Tsubota K. Demodex-Mite Infestation in Cilia and its Association With Ocular Surface Parameters in Japanese Volunteers. Eye Contact Lens. 2019 Sep 10.
  9. Yotsukura E, Torii H, Inokuchi M, Tokumura M, Uchino M, Nakamura K, Hyodo M, Mori K, Jiang X, Ikeda SI, Kondo S, Negishi K, Kurihara T, Tsubota K. Current Prevalence of Myopia and Association of Myopia With Environmental Factors Among Schoolchildren in Japan. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Aug 15.
  10. Uchino M, Yokoi N, Kawashima M, Ryutaro Y, Uchino Y, Tsubota K. Treatment Trends in Dry Eye Disease and Factors Associated with Ophthalmic Follow-up Discontinuation in Japan. J Clin Med. 2019 Jul 28;8(8).

Clinical Trial

Principal investigator;
14 trials, 142 subjects Phase1; 1 trial, 15 participants,
Phase2; 9 trials, 92 participants,
Phase3; 4 trials, 35 participants

2 trials, 6 subjects
Phase2; 2 trials, 6 participants

Public Outreach



Mobile “General medicine and drug”. 2011-2013

Question from the public: What is going on with my eye?


  1. “Tear dropping with wind.” 2011.4
  2. “I have a floater. Is it an insect?” 2011.5
  3. “Is herpes contagious?” 2011.6
  4. “I have hazy vision while wearing contact lenses.” 2011.7
  5. “I cannot open my eyes in the morning.” 2011.8
  6. “It is hard to keep my eyes open.” 2011.8
  7. “It is too bright to keep my eyes open!” 2011.11
  8. “The light runs through my vision.” 2011.11
  9. “My conjunctiva is red.” 2011.12
  10. “Dry eye. How can I prevent it?” 2012.2
  11. “Can age related macular degeneration be inherited?” 2012.3
  12. “My eyes are bleeding!” 2012.4
  13. “What is uveitis?” 2012.6
  14. “Is it OK to purchase color contact lenses on the internet?” 2012.7
  15. “ Can Lasik provide better vision?” 2012.9
  16. “I have hazy vision.” 2012.11
  17. “What will happen to the cornea ripped epithelium?” 2012.12
  18. “Will I be blind from retinal pigmentary degeneration?” 2013.3
  19. “Does a neck incline for a squint?” 2013.5
  20. “Do I need an operation for my trichiasis?” 2013.6
  21. “I have been diagnosed with glaucoma.” 2013.8
  22. “Some mosaic is in front of my vision.” 2013.9
  23. “My conjunctiva is swollen.” 2013.10

Health care Site “Goo”

  1. “Be aware of summer eye problems!”, 2009.7
  2. “What is discharge?”
  3. “Do you think presbyopia is not a problem in your 40’s?” 2012.10

Pediatric education booklet for prevention

  1. Shimajiro Eye Care Kit for 3/4 years
    “What do you do at an eye hospital?”
  2. Shimajiro Eye Care Kit for 4/5 years
    “Eye and tear story.”
  3. Shimajiro Eye Care Kit for 5/6 years
    “Can you keep the promise?”
  1. -3) were distributed about 700,000childrens
    (Almost 20% of the children aged 3-6 years old)


The myopia prevention DVD.2013.9-10
Distributed in about 700,000 children (Almost 20% of children aged 3-6 years old )

Educational tool for kindergarten

“The supporting book for children’s eye” 2013.4-6
Distributed in about 18,000 kindergartens and nurseries
(Almost half of all the kindergarten and nursery in Japan)

Educational tool for eye doctors

“Let’s check your eyes” 2013.5-6
Posters “It is great to ask the eye doctors”
Distributed about 9,000 hospitals


This page gives the child a warning when they play apps for more than 15 minutes.

Overseas lecture

  1. “The Result of Macular Hole Operation in Keio University” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 2002
  2. “Successful Treatment of Extensive Corneal Ulcer after Excision of Pseudomembrane Associated with Acute Graft Versus Host Disease following Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplantation.” 4th International Conference on the Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film, Ocular Surface and Dry Eye Syndromes: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance., Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 2004
  3. “Change of Tear Evaporation Rates by Low-Dose Ointment Application on The Full-Length Eyelid Margin for Dry Eye Patients” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 2005
  4. “Comparison of Stem Cell Sources in The Severity of Dry Eye after Allogeneic Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.” 5th International Conference on the Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film, Ocular Surface and Dry Eye Syndromes: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance.,Sicily Italy , 2007
  5. “The Status of Epidemiology and Prevalence of Dry Eye Disease (DED) in Japan and in the World.” The 13th Annual Meeting of Kyoto Cornea Club. Kyoto Japan, 2008
  6. “Implementation Of A New Questionnaire Into Recently Revised Japanese Dry Eye Diagnostic Criteria.” 6th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance. Florence, Italy, 2010
  7. “Prevalence of Dry Eye Disease in Japan and in the World ” Japan Korea Joint Conference, Kyoto, 2010
  8. “Prevalence and Risk Factors of Dry Eye Disease in Japan; Koumi Study.” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 2011
  9. “Dry eye Disease is One of The Major Causes of Productivity Loss in The Workplace: Osaka Study.” 1st Conference on the Tear Film and Ocular Surface in Asia (TFOS ASIA). Kamakura, Japan. 2012
  10. “Prevalence of Dry Eye Disease in Visual Display Terminal Users: Osaka Study.” The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2012 Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, USA. 2012
  11. “Dry Eye Disease Causes Work Productivity Loss in Visual Display Users: The Osaka Study” 7th International Conference on the Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film, Ocular Surface and Dry Eye Syndromes: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance., Sicily Italy , 2013
  12. Uchino M, Kawashima M, Uchino Y, Suzuki N, Mitamura H, Mizuno M, Hori Y, Yokoi N, Tsubota K.The evaluation of dry eye mobile apps for screening of dry eye disease and educational tear event in Japan. World Ophthalmology Congress, Barcelona, Spain 16-19 June 2018
  13. Maho Sato, Miki Uchino, Motoko Kawashima, Yuichi Uchino, Masakazu Yamada, Kazuo, Tsubota Development of a Quick Screening Tool for Dry Eye Disease Using Artificial Intelligence World Ophthalmology Congress, Barcelona, Spain 16-19 June 2018