Meet Dr. O’Day

David G. O’Day, MD

Dr. David O’Day is a highly trained and experienced corneal, cataract and refractive surgeon, with expertise in the most advanced techniques of corneal, cataract and vision correction surgeries. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he has traveled far to receive a well-rounded education and the highest quality professional training obtainable. He has applied this training since 1993 in both academic and private ophthalmologic practice settings, with subspecialty focus on corneal, cataract and refractive surgery.

Dr. O’Day completed his undergraduate studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. He went on to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. for graduate and professional studies, first completing a Master’s of Science in Physiology and then a Doctorate in Medicine. After serving a four year stint in the U.S. Navy as a general medical doctor, he was admitted to one of the top 10 Eye Residency Programs in the country, completing a three-year program at Emory University Eye Center in 1992. He went on to do a dual Cornea and External Eye Diseases and Refractive Surgery Fellowship in Minnesota at the University of Minnesota and the Phillips Eye Institute. Dr. O’Day has been in private practice in Charleston, SC since 1996.

Dr. O’Day is devoted to the highest quality medical and surgical eye care of his patients. He has performed thousands of complicated microsurgical procedures to restore eyesight and correct serious vision problems. His corneal/refractive fellowship training and extensive experience has served him well in performing refractive, cataract and corneal surgery. He has successfully performed over 100,000 LASIK procedures during his career, making him one of the most experienced and sought after LASIK surgeons in the country. Dr. O’Day has proven that it is his reputation, experience and training credentials that set him apart from the field.

"Dr. O'Day and his staff did surgery my eyes 7 years ago. I would not trust my eyes to anyone else."


"Dr. O'Day is an awesome doctor. He has been a God send to us...he saved my husband's eyesight."


"Great staff, extremely good customer service, friendly, and knowledgeable. Dr. O'Day is the best eye doctor I have ever been to in my whole life."


"Thanks to Dr. O'Day and his expertise, for the first time in my life, I no longer wear corrective lenses of any kind."


"In 2006 I had LASIK surgery in both eyes by Dr. O'Day and had excellent result. I highly recommend the office and Dr. O'Day."


"If you are looking for a great team of doctor's and staff for your personal eye care needs look no further. I recommend this practice to everyone."


"11 years ago Dr. O'Day completed my LASIK eye surgery and I had an amazing experience! The office staff were all very helpful!"


"I would definitely recommend this treatment to anyone with dry eye issues or anyone that wants to look younger without any major procedures."

J Z.