T Mimura


Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan


  1. Mimura T, Usui T, Yamagami S, Funatsu H, Noma H, Toyono T, et al. Relationship between conjunctivochalasis and refractive error. Eye Contact Lens. 2011;37:71-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that the prevalence and grade of conjunctivochalasis are dependent on refractive error, with hyperopia being an important risk factor for conjunctivochalasis. ..
  2. Mimura T, Yamagami S, Kamei Y, Goto M, Matsubara M. Specific IgE in tear fluid and features of allergic conjunctivitis. Curr Eye Res. 2013;38:917-25 pubmed publisher
    ..Although measurement of IgE in tear fluid is only a supplemental tool for evaluating the clinical activity of allergic conjunctivitis, the test can be useful for detecting specific IgE antibodies responsible for this condition. ..
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    Mimura T, Mimura Y, Arimoto A, Amano S, Yamagami S, Funatsu H, et al. Relationship between refraction and allergic conjunctivitis. Eye (Lond). 2009;23:63-6 pubmed
    ..0001, respectively), while there was no significant difference in any of the parameters between the contact lens wearers with and without allergic conjunctivitis. Refractive error may be a risk factor for allergic conjunctivitis. ..
  4. Mimura T, Kaji Y, Noma H, Funatsu H, Okamoto S. The role of SIRT1 in ocular aging. Exp Eye Res. 2013;116:17-26 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that SIRT1 may provide protection against diseases related to oxidative stress-induced ocular damage, including cataract, age-related macular degeneration, and optic nerve degeneration in glaucoma patients. ..
  5. Okuma H, Mimura T, Goto M, Kamei Y, Yoshida M, Kondo A, et al. Effect of aflibercept in patients with age-related macular degeneration. Int Ophthalmol. 2016;36:159-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Factors associated with failure of IVA were the absence of PVD and the presence of tAMD. Accordingly, continuation of IVA following induction therapy may be beneficial to manage AMD in patients with tAMD or those without PVD. ..
  6. Mimura T, Yamagami S, Amano S. Corneal endothelial regeneration and tissue engineering. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2013;35:1-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, corneal endothelial precursors may be an effective strategy for corneal endothelial regeneration. ..
  7. Mimura T, Iida M, Oshima R, Noma H, Kamei Y, Goto M, et al. Changes of conjunctivochalasis after cataract surgery via a superior transconjunctival sclerocorneal incision. Int Ophthalmol. 2017;37:691-700 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that a superior sclerocorneal incision has no influence on the progression of conjunctivochalasis after cataract surgery. ..
  8. Mimura T, Amano S, Yokoo S, Uchida S, Yamagami S, Usui T, et al. Tissue engineering of corneal stroma with rabbit fibroblast precursors and gelatin hydrogels. Mol Vis. 2008;14:1819-28 pubmed
    ..To isolate fibroblast precursors from rabbit corneal stroma using a sphere-forming assay, to engineer corneal stroma with the precursors and gelatin, and to establish the therapeutic application of precursors in a rabbit corneal stroma...
  9. Mimura T, Usui T, Yamamoto H, Yamagami S, Funatsu H, Noma H, et al. Conjunctivochalasis and contact lenses. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009;148:20-5.e1 pubmed publisher

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  1. Mimura T, Usui T, Mori M, Aixinjueluo W, Funatsu H, Noma H, et al. Immunochromatographic assay for measurement of total IgE in tears, nasal mucus, and saliva of patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis. J Asthma. 2010;47:1153-60 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated whether the measurement of local production of IgE in tears, saliva, and nasal mucus was useful for the diagnosis of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis...
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    Mimura T, Amano S, Usui T, Araie M, Ono K, Akihiro H, et al. Transplantation of corneas reconstructed with cultured adult human corneal endothelial cells in nude rats. Exp Eye Res. 2004;79:231-7 pubmed
    ..The feasibility of corneal reconstruction with cultured adult human corneal endothelial cells (HCEC) was examined in a nude rat model...
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    Mimura T, Funatsu H, Uchigata Y, Kitano S, Shimizu E, Amano S, et al. Glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibody prevalence and association with HLA genotype in patients with younger-onset type 1 diabetes and proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Ophthalmology. 2005;112:1904-9 pubmed
    ..018, P = 0.0088, and P = 0.0031, respectively). We found that the existence of GAD antibodies is inversely related and HLA status is directly related to the stage or severity of retinopathy. ..
  4. Mimura T, Yamagami S, Usui T, Funatsu H, Mimura Y, Noma H, et al. Changes of conjunctivochalasis with age in a hospital-based study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009;147:171-177.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the relationship between age and the incidence and severity of conjunctivochalasis by using the grading system for conjunctivochalasis proposed by Meller and Tseng...
  5. Mimura T, Usui T, Yamagami S, Funatsu H, Noma H, Honda N, et al. Recent causes of subconjunctival hemorrhage. Ophthalmologica. 2010;224:133-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the relationship between the incidence of subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH) and age during each season of the year, and to examine recent risk factors for SCH...
  6. Mimura T, Yamagami S, Mori M, Funatsu H, Usui T, Noma H, et al. Contact lens-induced subconjunctival hemorrhage. Am J Ophthalmol. 2010;150:656-665.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..To present the first detailed assessment of the clinical features of CL-induced subconjunctival hemorrhage and associated risk factors...