Welcome to Eyes On The Lake.
Your Optometrist in Columbia, SC

Call us at (803) 233-1774 today.

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Welcome to Eyes On The Lake in Columbia. Dr. Matthew Daniels and the Eyes On The Lake team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Columbia office.

Eyes On The Lake is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Columbia area come to Eyes On The Lake because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Daniels and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Eyes On The Lake, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Eyes On The Lake, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Daniels and the Eyes On The Lake staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Columbia area. Our Columbia optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Columbia office at (803) 233-1774.

At Eyes On The Lake, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (803) 233-1774 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Matthew Daniels
Columbia Optometrist | Eyes On The Lake | (803) 233-1774
2914 Dreher Shoals road Suite A
Columbia, SC 29212

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Meet The Staff

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  • Dr. Matthew Daniels

    Dr. Matthew Daniels was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. He had a desire to go into the medical field a very young age, and ever since his first eye exam at the age of 15 after failing the DMV vision test, he has had an appreciation and interest in the science and physiology of the ocular system. Dr. Daniels earned a B.S. from University of Central Florida. Upon graduation he moved out of Florida to become a Doctor of Optometry at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. 

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Columbia Office

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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  • "The most professional and accommodating staff I’ve encountered in a long time. The focus on customer service was reassuring and comforting. 10 out of 10 for sure!"
    India K.
  • "They were very nice and had a great selection. I will be recommending them to everyone!"
    Lindsey H.
  • "Friendly, professional staff. Dr. Daniels performed a great eye exam and I received the best pair of glasses I’ve ever had. Will definitely recommend."
    Mark D.
  • "The best pair of glasses I have ever had. With -8.5 vision it's been impossible to get a pair of glasses that didn't weigh a hundred pounds. Dr. Matt took care of that! From 9mm thick lenses to 5mm thin, and a fraction of the weight."
    Justin D.
  • "Chill spot, great service and selection."
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