Dr. Blaire O’Brien is originally from Oklahoma and came to UM-St. Louis as part of the 3+4 program with the Honors College and Optometry in 2000. She graduated in 2007 and joined Clarkson Eyecare in 2009 as the full-time doctor at the 94 Crossing location. Dr. O’Brien has participated in a mission trip to Paraguay providing eye care to rural underserved areas. Recently she has reduced her schedule to part-time to spend more time with her family. She lives in the O’Fallon area with her husband and two girls and is a parishioner at St. Joseph-Cottleville. She enjoys spending time outdoors and hiking the local trails.