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Ophthalmology McAllen, TX

About Dr. John B Howe MD

Dr. John B Howe, MD is a doctor primarily located in Harlingen, TX, with other offices in Harlingen, TX and San Antonio, TX( and 2 other locations). He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology.


Dr. John B Howe has 4 locations

Get Directions Valley Laser Center 523 W Nolana Ave McAllen, TX 78504
Get Directions Valley Laser Center Pa 597 W Sesame Dr Ste C Harlingen, TX 78550
Get Directions University Of Texas Health Science Center 7703 Floyd Curl Dr San Antonio, TX 78229
Get Directions Southwest Eyecare Clinic 2113 HAINE DR HARLINGEN, TX 78550


Dr. John B Howe has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. John B Howe has the following 11 expertise

  • Retinal Disorders
  • Blindness
  • Vision Issues
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retina Surgery
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Exam
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lasik Surgery


38 Years Experience

Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine


University Of Minnesota Medical School

Graduated in 1982

Dr. John B Howe Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
    • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. John B Howe

Dr. Howe graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1982. He works in Harlingen, TX and 3 other locations and specializes in Ophthalmology. Dr. Howe is affiliated with Valley Baptist Medical Center, Valley Baptist Medical Center and Mission Regional Medical Center.

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