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Dr. Gene Howard

Dr. Gene Howard


Areas of Care:

  • Oculoplastics
  • Board certified in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery
  • Undergraduate education: Bowdoin College (Brunswick, Maine)
  • Masters degree in Public Health: Johns Hopkins University
  • Medical school: Johns Hopkins University
  • Internship (Internal Medicine): Johns Hopkins University
  • Residency training: University of Illinois (Chicago)
  • Research fellowship: Johns Hopkins University
  • Fellowship training (Oculoplastic Surgery & Orbital Oncology): University of Iowa (Iowa City)
  • Former MUSC assistant professor (Ophthalmology, Dermatology and Otolaryngology
  • Former MUSC professor of ophthalmology (Stanley & Theodore Feldberg endowed chair)

Dr. Howard is an Oculoplastic surgeon (eye plastic surgery). The services he provides include:

  • Eyelid lift (blepharoplasty)
  • Forehead lift (endoscopic and direct)
  • Ptosis repair
  • Ectropion/Entropion repair
  • Skin cancer repair
  • Scar revisions
  • Removal of tumors of the eyelid and eyesocket
  • Eyesocket repair
  • Tear duct surgery

Cosmetic services provided by Dr. Howard include:

  • Lower eyelid lift (blepharoplasty)
  • Laser resurfacing for wrinkles
  • Botox® Cosmetic
  • Restylane® dermal filler
  • Radiesse® dermal filler