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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.

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