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Meet Our Team

Michael S. Matthews, OD

Dr. Michael S Matthews graduated from the School of Optometry at the University of California, Berkeley. Senior Optometrist at Oasis Optometry in San Francisco and Alameda Eyes Optometry in Alameda, Dr. Matthews sold both practices and retired to Mazatlan, Mexico.

Dr. Matthews has been a volunteer staff optometrist for the Hospital del La Familia in Guatemala since 1991. He retired as a Lt. Commander from the United States Coast Guard Reserve where he served primarily in Search & Rescue in the San Francisco Bay out of Yerba Buena Island. Dr. Matthews enjoys boating, fishing and dancing the Argentinean Tango with his wife Ivy.

Opting to come out of retirement, Dr. Matthews moved to San Diego and assumed ownership of Midway Optometry in Point Loma. Bringing his many years of experience to Midway Optometry, Dr. Matthews takes pride in his ability to bring you the best in eye care. Dr. Matthews is using the most modern and sophisticated instrumentation in Optometry. Whether you need to be fitted for contact lenses or simply want the latest in eye wear fashion, his un-rushed approach shows his dedication to precision and comfort of his patients.


Dawn was born and raised in San Diego. She has been a Navy wife for more than 18 years and lived in Fort Worth, Texas and Brunswick, Maine. She is mom to a 17 year-old daughter, a 15 year-old son and 11 year-old twin boys.

The Holcomb family enjoys hosting foreign exchange students—to date, they have come from Germany, Belgium and Spain. They also enjoy camping, boating and taking out their Sea Doo jet ski in the San Diego bay.

Dawn has been with Midway Optometry for more than three years. In addition to assisting patients, she oversees critical functions in the practice. She is certified as an Office Manager through the University of Houston, College of Optometry.


Born in Johannesburg South Africa and spending most of her free time traveling, Jacqueline thoroughly enjoys a variety of languages and cultures. A mother of 3 sons who enjoys photography, music and riding her motorcycle.

Jacqueline assists with performing the BelphEx treatment which helps to relieve dry eye and blepharitis with Midway Optometry.

Jacqueline is a Licensed Esthetician and Master Spa therapist including an additional 15 certifications with licenses both in California and Utah.


In the mid 1980’s, Stephanie was a tv host on America’s Shopping Channel based in San Diego. After QVC purchased the station, she moved to the Northwest. It took her 26 years to make it back to America’s Finest City. As a happy Point Loma resident, she says, “I don’t need four seasons anymore, I’ll take just one!”

Stephanie has been employed in a variety of positions from Bethel School District in WA State as a financial technician to Trader Joe’s in La Jolla demonstrating unique recipes, scanning groceries, and recommending great wines.

“It seems every job I’ve had in the past has prepared me for what I’m doing here at Midway Optometry. I absolutely love the warm, caring environment and time Dr. Matthews spends connecting with and educating each patient. The patients come from every walk of life and it’s fascinating getting acquainted with each one.”

New Patients Receive 15% OFF Second Pair of Complete Glasses!


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1st Saturday of the month only

9:00 am-1:00 pm