We’ll Miss You, Dr. Teahan! Have A Happy Retirement!

For years, Dr. John Teahan has been an integral part of Southwest Eyecare — treating patients with skill and compassion, and offering his colleagues kindness and guidance. Having founded Southwest Eyecare, he’s been a great resource to have in the industry, and helped hundreds of patients realize their dream of having better vision. Having announced his retirement as of December 31st, 2021, he is already greatly missed around the office, but we hope he is enjoying a much deserved retirement. Thank you for all you’ve done, Dr. Teahan!


John Teahan, MD


Having had refractive surgery performed on his own eyes, Dr. Teahan believes strongly in the benefits. He specializes in refractive and cataract surgery. Dr. Teahan is a board certified ophthalmologist and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He is the past President of the New Mexico Ophthalmologic Society.

After attending Boston College, Dr. Teahan completed his medical school at Tufts University. He served in the United States Air Force as a flight surgeon for eight years, and was Chief of Ophthalmology at Kirtland AFB before going into private practice in 1991.

Specialties & Certifications

  • Refractive surgery
  • Cataract surgery
  • General clinical and surgical ophthalmology
  • VISX® – laser technology for vision correction

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7110 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

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