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Dr Frank Howes

Dr Frank Howes


(07) 5555 0800

2 Short Street, Southport QLD 4215

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Dr. Frank Howes is a highly regarded Ophthalmologist specialising in Cataract, Refractive, and Glaucoma surgery. Currently based in Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, he serves as the Principle Surgeon and Director of the Eye & Laser Centre Gold Coast.

With his expertise and innovation, Dr. Howes has introduced several successful surgical procedures to Queensland and beyond. Some of these groundbreaking techniques include Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT), iStent for glaucoma, SmILE for refractive surgery, and new types of intra-ocular lenses for cataract surgery. His contributions to ophthalmology extend beyond the operating room, as he has authored various chapters in ophthalmic textbooks, focusing primarily on cataract surgery and glaucoma.

Dr. Howes is an active educator, having taught at esteemed institutions such as the University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and Bond University. He also serves as a peer reviewer for four different academic journals, further demonstrating his commitment to advancing knowledge in his field. In addition, Dr. Howes has held leadership positions in various ophthalmic units and has spearheaded numerous research projects in his current unit.

Beyond his professional achievements, Dr. Howes has represented his country in sports and continues to lead an active lifestyle. His dedication to delivering quality, state-of-the-art ophthalmic services has earned him high regard among his peers and patients alike, making him a highly sought-after professional in his field.

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2 Short Street, Southport QLD 4215

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