Welcome to the excellent eye clinic near JR Nishi-Fujinomiya Sta.

The Director, Norimoto Gotoh MD PhD, the former Associate Professor of Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, opens his eye clinic office in March 2017 to settle into his ancestors' land.  He is well-skilled in general ophthalmology diagnostic procedures and therapies, and he is specialized in retinal diseases and glaucoma.

Norimoto Gotoh, MD PhD

Board Certificated Ophthalmologist

(Japanese Ophthalmologist Association)

2009-2012 Postdoctoral fellow, National Institutes of Health, MD, US

2012-2013 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Univ.

2013-2016 Associate Professor, Ctr for Genomic Medicine, Kyoto Univ. (physician activity at Kyoto Univ. Hospital. Eye Center)


  • General Ophthalmology
  • Prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses
  • Currently we do not offer any surgical procedure.  Patients having indication for a surgery would be asked to visit a tertiary center in Shizuoka City area associated with Dept. of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Univ. or Fujinomiya City Hosipital, bearing with doctor's referral letter.

Healthcare Insurance

All programs of Japanese health insurance are accepted. For patients who do not hold any Japanese health insurance, we offer practice with patient's own expense. It would cost 5,000 - 15,000 yen for each visit depending on your eye situation.

We can prepare statements for travel insurance.

Credit card accepted

We accept VISA, MasterCard, AMERICAN EXPRESS, DISCOVER, JCB, Diners Club.   Chinese UnionPay is NOT acceptable.

Open Hours and Appointment

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Closed: Tuesday, Sunday, and Japanese National Holiday
For temporary closings, please check the clinic calendar (English version), click here.
No appointment is necessary.  Please walk-in.
(English phone call seems to be beyond clinic staffs.)

Map and Direction

Tel: 0544-21-3100
28-16 Nishimachi , Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, 
418-0056 , JP

4 minute walk from JR Nishi-Fujinomiya Sta.


Please park at clinic parking lot free of charge.


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