Our Doctor

Dr. Michael J. Cooper, O.D.

Dr. Cooper grew up in Escondido attending Juniper Elementary, Del Dios and San Pasqual High School.  He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Northern Arizona University and the Southern California College of Optometry where he was one of 20 to graduate "with distinction".  He and his wife Kris live in Escondido and have two children, Paige and Trenton.


Dr. Cooper joined with Dr. Manell in 1995 returning to his hometown.  Dr. Cooper specializes in contact lenses and loves helping patients with complex contact lens fits. He also is comfortable with seeing all ages and offering complete family vision care.


Dr. Cooper is an active member of the Escondido community as a past-president of the Escondido After-5 Rotary Club and is also a member of the Downtown Business Association and the Escondido Chamber of Commerce.  Dr. Cooper is also a member of North Coast Church in Escondido.  In his spare time he enjoys time with his family, playing golf, skiing and boating.