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  • Refraction

  • Visual Field Exam

  • Glaucoma Screening

  • Digital Retinal photography

  • Dilation

  • Contact Lens Evaluation

  • Refractive Surgery Consultation



  • Diabetes

  • High Blood Pressure

  • High Cholesterol

  • Impending Stroke

  • Neurologic diseases

  • Autoimmune diseases

At Drs Eyecare, our doctors provide a thorough evaluation of your vision. We customize your eye care to suit your individual needs. Since the eyes are windows into the body, regular assessments can provide early detection of other health complications. This allows you to be proactive with your health. Our doctors diagnose and treat conjunctivitis (pink eye), hordeolums (styes), glaucoma and many other ocular diseases.


Complete Care

Our doctors work closely and communicate with area physicians and sub-specialists to ensure complete care for all patients. Once our assessment is complete, you will be given a full explanation of your test results in order to make you aware of the treatment plans available. Building personal relationships and making you a partner in the future of your vision is import to Drs Eyecare.




Drs Eyecare was originally founded by Dr. Clarence McEachern in 1957. Formerly known as The Contact Lens Clinic, our practice is known for its commitment to service and community. The doctors at Drs Eyecare have 90 years of combined experience in providing the most thorough preventative and medical care for children and adults. We are locally owned and independently operated. We are not a franchise or a chain store. It is our mission to build personal relationships with our patients and make you a partner in the future of your vision.


Serving our patients since 1957

For over 50 years, our doctors have been committed to offering our patients the best in vision care and optical products. We are dedicated to meeting your needs while exceeding your expectations. We look forward to caring for you and your family for life.




Wayne M. Cannon O.D., F.A.O.O.

Dr. Wayne Cannon was born in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and educated in public schools. He graduated with honors from Myrtle Beach High School. He attended Wofford College and graduated from Southern College of Optometry with a Bachelors of Science and Doctor of Optometry degrees. After graduation, Dr. Cannon served in the military for 37 years. He received a commission in the United States Army and served in France during the Cold War, Fort Jackson’s Moncrief Hospital during the Vietnam Conflict and served in the U.S. Army reserves for thirty years. During that time, he was activated for Desert Storm and retired as a Colonel. Dr. Cannon joined the practice of Dr. Clarence McEachern (which later became Drs Eyecare) in 1967. Dr. Cannon has published many articles on contact lenses and other areas of optometry and has lectured throughout the United States on various topics. He has also served as a clinical investigator for many contact lens studies. He is a member of Virginia Wingard United Methodist Church where he has served on many committees and taught Sunday School for many years. He is married to Anne and is the father of Dr. Brian Cannon. He enjoys boating, going to the beach and spending time with his grandsons.


Brian W. Cannon, O.D.

Dr. Brian Cannon was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. He graduated from Clemson University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry in 1992. He joined Drs Eyecare in 1992. Dr. Cannon has served on the American Red Cross Pheresis Board. He is an Eagle Scout and has volunteered for many years with Boy Scout Troops 314 and 312. He currently serves as Treasurer to Troop 312. He is a member of Ashland United Methodist Church where he has served on many committees and taught adult Sunday School. Dr. Brian has participated in dozens of triathlons, including the Great Floridian Ironman Triathlon. He is married to Dr. Kathy Cannon and they are the proud parents of two sons. Dr. Brian enjoys anything about the great outdoors and spending time with his family.


Kathleen (Kathy) Purcell Cannon, O.D.

Dr. Kathy Cannon was born and raised in Florida. She graduated with a double major in Biology and Chemistry from Troy University in 1988. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry in 1992. She also joined Drs Eyecare in 1992. Dr. Kathy also volunteered for many years with Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. She has served on the Columbia Swim League board. She also is a member of Ashland United Methodist Church where she has served on various committees including Director of Vacation Bible School for many years. She also has taught Sunday School for many years. She is married to Dr. Brian Cannon and they have two boys. She enjoys gardening, traveling and spending time with family.



The staff and doctors at Drs Eyecare hand pick the latest eye wear fashions to keep you up to date and looking great. You should get used to hearing, “Where did you get those glasses?” Our eyeglasses will set you apart from the crowd. We offer frames from Silhouette, Jimmy Choo, Kate Spade, Maui Jim, Fossil, Guess, Columbia, Ray-Ban, Robert Graham, Pink by Victoria's Secret, Michael Kors and Bon Vivant!

Our practice is well-known as a specialty contact lens office. We offer a variety of contact lenses to solve your eye care needs and enjoy the challenge of hard to fit patients. From the very common, soft disposable lenses to custom made rigid gas permeable lenses to hybrid lenses we have a solution for you! We have lenses to correct myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism, keratoconus, and post-LASIK complications, to name a few conditions. Our contact lens wearing patients range from as young as 8 years old to 90 years young. Please contact us for further information about our contact lens services. We offer contact lenses that our patients can sleep in up to 30 days as well as daily disposables for the patient who only wants to wear their contact lenses for special occasions, sports, or hiking.


Hours of Operation

Irmo Office

7323 College St.

Irmo, SC 29063


Phone: (803)750-6600
Fax: (803)750-6601


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