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Ophthalmologist , researcher

Junsuke Akura, Japanese ophthalmologist, researcher. Achievements include development of new surgical methods of astigmatic keratotomy (FDAK); development of manual small incision cataract surgery (claw-vectis technique, quarter extraction); development of pterygium surgery (mini-flap technique); development of glaucoma surgery (Uveal shunt).

Background

Akura, Junsuke was born on December 2, 1954 in Kurashiki, Japan. Son of Yasushi and Sachiko Akura.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Tottori University, Japan, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Tottori University, Japan, 1987.

Career

Assistant professor Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, 1987—1988. Hospital director Kushimoto (Japan) Rehabilitation Center, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of new surgical methods of astigmatic keratotomy (FDAK). Development of manual small incision cataract surgery (claw-vectis technique, quarter extraction). Development of pterygium surgery (mini-flap technique).

    Development of glaucoma surgery (Uveal shunt).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Letters from Birganj, 1991. Patentee in field.

Membership

Board directors Association for Ophthalmic Cooperation to Asia, Osaka, Japan, 1988—2002, chairman, since 2002.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis.

Connections

Married Kaori Akura, April 5, 1998. Children: Erika, Madoka.

father:
Yasushi Akura

mother:
Sachiko Akura

spouse:
Kaori Akura

children:
Erika Akura

Madoka Akura