SODO Vision Care


Affordable, efficient, and quality, eye care
walk-in examinations sometimes available
(  Independent optometrists, located inside the 4th ave costco in seattle )



>> Leaving a voice message, e-mailing, or requesting appointments online is the quickest form of communication <<

(Vision Service Plan, Davis Vision, Spectera, Premera, Regence, Costco employees)


Located inside the 4th ave. Costco, SODO Vision Care provides efficient, affordable, quality eye care.

>> Routine Eye Exams: starting at $90 (updated 5/15/2018)
A routine eye exam evaluates the health of your eyes and provides an accurate prescription for glasses.


>> Contact Lens Exams: starting at $115 - $160
A contact lens exam includes a routine eye exam to evaluate the health of your eyes, provide an accurate prescription for glasses and additionally, a contact lens evaluation to determine a contact lens prescription. 

We fit a variety of soft contact lens modalities including daily disposables, astigmatism, multifocal and monovision. We do not fit many rigid contact lens modalities, please inquire if you wear rigid lenses to ensure we can assist you.

***These fees are for same day service. If you request a contact lens exam after your initial exam, fees are increased***

>>All first time contact lens wearers must complete a contact lens training session ($25 one time fee); sometimes may require a separate appointment.<<


>> Optomap Retinal scan (optional fee of $35 but highly recommended)
An Optomap retinal scan provides a 200° scan of the eyes' retina, giving the doctor a photographic screening of the eyes' health. Learn more here.


>> Contact Lens Fittings - starting at $75
A contact lens fitting provides a contact lens prescription.  You must have had an eye exam and a current copy of your glasses prescription from within the past three months to be fit with contact lenses.

>>All first time contact lens wearers must complete a contact lens training session ($25 one time fee); may require a separate appointment.<<


>> Office Visits - starting at $65 - depending on complexity
An office visit allows our doctors to diagnose and treat common eye problems such as red eyes, flashes, foreign bodies, or for follow-up care to complex problems.


[ Preparing for your appointment ]


  • Arrive 5-10 minutes early for traffic/parking/paperwork; arriving more than 10 minutes late, may require rescheduling.
  • Bring any old glasses and/or contact lens prescriptions
  • You may be dilated (bring a driver if you are concerned - side effects include light sensitivity, and blurry vision that last a few hours)


  • Print and fill-out your >>HISTORY FORM<<, or arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your appointment time.
  • Please review our >>HIPAA<< privacy policies.


  • Vision Service Plan (Amazon, Swedish, Winco, Metlife, Alaska Airlines, etc)
  • Davis Vision (Boeing, Federal Employee Program, etc)
  • Spectera (Many UnitedHealth medical plans use Spectera Vision)
  • Premera (contact for details)
  • Regence (contact for details)
  • Costco Employee Vision Insurance


  • We do not bill Medicare / Medicaid insurance plans.
  • We only bill primary insurances (we do not coordinate benefits with secondary insurances)..

How long does an exam take?

Approximately 25 - 45 minutes

Can I drive after dilation?

Many people are fine to drive, but if you are concerned, please bring a driver.

Do you take walk-ins?

We often have walk-in availability, stop by and inquire.

What insurances do you take?

See Insurances information above.

How much are exams?

Service fees vary between exam types, co-pays, etc. Please contact us to inquire.




Eric Vo, O.D.

Eric Vo, O.D.
Dr. Vo was born and raised in Los Angeles. His undergraduate studies were completed at UCLA. He graduated in 2011 from the Southern California College of Optometry.

Dr. Vo enjoys watching sports, Netflix, video games, and spending time with his family.

Dennis Tran, O.D.

Dennis Tran, O.D.
Dr. Tran is a Seattle native.  He attended the University of Washington and graduated cum laude at the Rosenberg School of Optometry in San Antonio, Texas in 2015.

Dr. Tran joined SODO Vision Care in October 2015. Dr. Tran also enjoys fitting contact lenses and his goal is to make everyone see 20/20.

Dr. Tran likes to play golf, rain or shine, finding new recipes to cook and spending time with his friends and family.

Alex Long, O.D.

Alex Long, O.D.
Dr. Long grew up in the south San Francisco Bay Area. He attended UCLA, studying Physiological Science , and completed his Doctorate of Optometry at the Southern California College of Optometry in 2014.

Prior to joining SODO Vision Care, Dr. Long practice in Bakersfield, CA. 

Leigh Kim, O.D.
Dr. Kim grew up in Seattle. She attended Seattle Pacific University where she graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Biology.  She graduated from Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry in 2017.

She loves getting to know her patients and providing quality care in a comfortable environment.

Dr.Kim enjoys traveling, photography and trying new restaurants in the city.


Appointment Requests

  • Actual scheduled time may slightly differ from requested time.
    Please read and respond to your appointment confirmation e-mail for final details and to confirm your appointment.  (Check your e-mail spam box.)
  • The day before your appointment, please respond to the confirmation phone call, text message, or e-mail.
  • There is a $50 fee for not showing up to your appointment without notice of cancellation/rescheduling.

4401 4TH AVE S. SEATTLE, WA 98134
(Inside Costco)


MON - FRI 10AM - 6PM (Lunch 2-3)
SATURDAY 9:30AM - 5PM (Lunch 1-2)

We are an independent eye care provider, located inside the Costco. You do not need to be a Costco member to use our exam services. Please let the Costco ID checker know you are going to the eye clinic.