O’Brien Eye Care was established in 1970 in Southaven, Mississippi by Dr. David O’Brien. Just a few years later, Dr O’Brien added a second location in Charleston, Mississippi in1972. Dr. David O’Brien worked soley in the Charleston location until he retired in 2013. Dr. Michael O’Brien and Dr. Jonathon opened Charleston Vision Center in 2015. Dr. Michael O’Brien and Dr. Jonathan Wilson have a successful 38 years combined experience.
Dr. Michael O’Brien, referred to as Dr. Michael at the office, joined his father, Dr. David O’Brien, in practice at O’Brien Vision Center in 1993 after earning his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry (SCO). He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from University of Mississippi in 1990, also earning a minor in Spanish after studying at the University of Salamanca, Spain.
Currently, Dr. Michael serves on the Health Advisory Board for Head Start, participates in the InfantSEE program, is a member of the Mississippi Optometric Association and American Optometric Association, and serves as President of the Northwest Mississippi Optometric Association, elected in 2011.
In his spare time, Dr. Michael enjoys family time with his son. He also runs, reads, cooks, and occasionally draws. You might notice some of Dr. Michael’s artwork hanging on the walls of O’Brien Vision Center!
Dr. Jonathan W. Wilson joined O’Brien Vision Center in 2003 after completing his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Mississippi State University in 2000. He currently is an active member in the Mississippi Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Wilson enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily, daughters, Ella Rose and Ivy, and son, Isaac. He also is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys watching all MSU sports.