Dr. Michael Howcroft, MD

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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male

Eye Surgeons Associates 777 Tanglefoot Ln Bettendorf, IA 52722 Get Directions
Dr. Michael Howcroft, MD
Dr. Michael Howcroft, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Bettendorf, IA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Howcroft is affiliated with Genesis Medical Center - Davenport.

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I am glad this doctor retired. I never developed a relationship with him. How could I? He was in and out so fast. He dismissed the opinions of other doctors. I never felt he listened to me. He was impatient with the staff. Just not a very nice guy - or doctor.
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Floaters
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Royal Victoria Hospital

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    University Toronto

    Completed in 1980

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Ia

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Uveitis

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery