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Dr. John Howe, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Harlingen, TX, with another office in San Antonio, TX. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Howe is affiliated with Mission Regional Medical Center and Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. John Howe has the following 11 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.

Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


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Locations & Directions

John B Howe MD

597 W Sesame Dr
Harlingen, TX 78550

University of Texas Health Science Center

7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229

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