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Midway Optometry

Midway Optometry provides a full range of vision for children and adults in San Diego, including routine exams, vision testing, and emergency eye care. Led by optometrist Michael Matthews, OD, the practice's convenient San Diego location provides personable service to babies through seniors with its state of the art diagnostic and treatment capacities.

Dr. Matthews takes a very personal approach to caring for his patients, getting to know their medical history and needs, and supporting their eye care health over the long term.

The types of services offered include screenings for vision, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and cataracts. Dr. Matthews also checks for proper eye functioning -- e.g., tracking, depth perception, and color deficiency -- helps patients prepare for LASIK surgery, and oversees their recovery.

When you need eyeglasses and contact lenses, Midway Optometry provides a complete one-stop shop. This comprehensive array of services lets patients get all of their eyes need to be met in one accessible location.



Voted Top 3 Best Eye Doctors In San Diego!


"Everyone is amazing with kids, the prices are unbeatable."

- Mallory H.

"Professional Staff went above and beyond to explain every step in the process."

- Brain W.

"Friendly staff. Makes you feel welcome. Highly knowledgeable and experienced."

- Maria M.


Did you know you can order contact lenses online directly from your home even when we're not open? Even if it's past 5 PM, over the weekend, or a holiday, you can visit Your Store to order your contact lenses from Midway Optometry if you have your contact lens evaluation and prescription.

Dry Eye Symptoms, Detection, and Treatment

Dry eye syndrome is becoming increasingly common as we spend more time behind screens. Symptoms include, but are not limited to: redness, itching, excess watering, burning, irritation, discomfort, light sensitivity, blurriness, fatigue, and difficulty wearing contact lenses. Our technology can screen for and detect dry eye early to begin treatment to avoid complications. To treat dry eye, there are things you can do to improve the quality of your tear film, such as eyedrops, lifestyle changes, or a Blepharitis Exfoliation. A Blepharitis Exfoliation is a procedure which removes bacteria and debris from the eyelids to reduce irritation and inflammation. We offer this procedure at Midway Optometry to help unclog the Meibomian glands of your eyelids so they can produce an adequate oil layer in the eye's tear film. You can call us at (619) 224-2973 to book an appointment for a dry eye evaluation or Blepharitis Exfoliation.

Medical visits

We offer medical services and evaluations for eye-related injuries and issues so that you do not have to wait longer than you need to in the emergency room. Examples of eye medical visits include a corneal abrasion, pink eye, blepharitis, double vision, bleeding, something stuck in your eye, or anything else that you suspect might be urgent or chronic. You can call us at (619) 224-2973 to book an appointment to see if we can help you with your medical concern.

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