Dr. Akahoshi devised the “Phaco Prechop Method,” a new surgical procedure for cataract surgery based on a motto of “providing the best eyesight through surgical procedures with the latest surgical equipment and best technologies.” On the side of performing 9,000 surgical operations on an annual basis with this surgical procedure recognized by the world, Dr. Akahoshi continues to educate people regarding this surgical procedure by accepting invitations from ophthalmological societies all over the world.
Currently, Dr. Akahoshi gives lectures and provides public viewings of surgeries in 66 countries and has been awarded the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery’s highest award in the category of “new surgical procedures” in 1994 and 1996. In 2002, Dr. Akahoshi was awarded the prize as “an ophthalmologist that contributed the most” from the Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Akahoshi concurrently held a position at the Department of Ophthalmology at Fudan University (formerly Shanghai Medical University) and the Department of Ophthalmology at Harbin Medical University as a guest professor.
In 2007, Dr. Akahoshi concurrently held a position at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois in the US as a guest professor. All cataract surgeries performed at our Akihabara Cataract Clinic is performed by Dr. Akahoshi.
- 1982 Graduated Jichi Medical University
- 1982 Classroom Researcher, Department of Ophthalmology, Jichi Medical University
- 1986 Ophthalmology Doctor, University of Tokyo Hospital
- 1989 Ophthalmology Assistant, Diabetes Center, Tokyo Women’s Medical University School of Medicine
- 1990 Worked at the Department of Ophthalmology, Japanese Red Cross Musashino Hospital
- 1991 Department Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Mitsui Memorial Hospital
- 1992 Director, Department of Ophthalmology, Mitsui Memorial Hospital
- Main Publication
- Asahi Press:“The Secret of Cataract”
- Shogakukan:“Suitable Age for Cataract”