Michael Matthews, O.D.

located in Loma Portal, San Diego, CA

About Dr. Matthews

A caring family atmosphere, personal service, and a knowledgeable team are what patients of all ages enjoy at Midway Optometry in San Diego, located just minutes from the airport.

Under the direction of an experienced optometrist, Michael Matthews, OD, families can expect state of the art optical health care in a friendly, unhurried atmosphere. Dr. Matthews and the team take the time get to know each of their patients and prioritize explaining and educating everyone about their vision correction options, including glasses, contacts, and LASIK eye surgery for the best results possible.

Dr. Matthews earned his degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry. He owned and worked as the senior optometrist at two separate practices in San Francisco and Alameda, California before selling both practices and retiring to Mazatlan, Mexico. Additionally, since 1991, Dr. Matthews has volunteered as a staff optometrist for the Hospital del la Familia in Guatemala.

Upon coming out of retirement, Dr. Matthews relocated to San Diego where he assumed ownership of Midway Optometry in Point Loma, California.

Dr. Matthews brings his many years of expertise to the practice and strives to provide patients of all ages with the latest technologies, sophisticated instrumentation, and fashionable prescription eyewear. Families and military personnel alike trust Dr. Matthews and his team for the highest quality eye care standards in a sociable, family-oriented environment.

Besides a successful optometry career, Dr. Matthews also retired as a Lieutenant Commander from the United States Coast Guard Reserve, where he primarily served in search and rescue missions in the San Francisco Bay area, out of Yerba Buena Island. In his free time, Dr. Matthews enjoys boating, fishing, and dancing the Argentine tango with his wife, Ivy.

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A caring family atmosphere, personal service, and a knowledgeable team are what patients of all ages enjoy at Midway Optometry in San Diego, located just minutes from the airport.

Under the direction of an experienced optometrist, Michael Matthews, OD, families can expect state of the art optical health care in a friendly, unhurried atmosphere. Dr. Matthews and the team take the time get to know each of their patients and prioritize explaining and educating everyone about their vision correction options, including glasses, contacts, and LASIK eye surgery for the best results possible.

Dr. Matthews earned his degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry. He owned and worked as the senior optometrist at two separate practices in San Francisco and Alameda, California before selling both practices and retiring to Mazatlan, Mexico. Additionally, since 1991, Dr. Matthews has volunteered as a staff optometrist for the Hospital del la Familia in Guatemala.

Upon coming out of retirement, Dr. Matthews relocated to San Diego where he assumed ownership of Midway Optometry in Point Loma, California.

Dr. Matthews brings his many years of expertise to the practice and strives to provide patients of all ages with the latest technologies, sophisticated instrumentation, and fashionable prescription eyewear. Families and military personnel alike trust Dr. Matthews and his team for the highest quality eye care standards in a sociable, family-oriented environment.

Besides a successful optometry career, Dr. Matthews also retired as a Lieutenant Commander from the United States Coast Guard Reserve, where he primarily served in search and rescue missions in the San Francisco Bay area, out of Yerba Buena Island. In his free time, Dr. Matthews enjoys boating, fishing, and dancing the Argentine tango with his wife, Ivy.


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Insurance and Payments

At Midway Optometry, our goal is promote good eye health and enable you to have the clearest vision possible. We accept several types of vision insurance, cash, checks, and most credit cards. We inform our San Diego patients about exam and treatment costs at the beginning of your appointment. If you require a breakdown of costs, please let us know. Contact our office to find out if your insurance provider is accepted in our office or for more information about your vision coverage.

Aetna
CareCredit
Davis Vision
EyeMed
MESVision
Metlife Vision
Tricare
VSP