Affordable, efficient, quality eye exams.

(  Independent optometrists, located inside the 4th ave Costco in Seattle. NOTE: Our office only provides eye examinations - we do not sell products. A Costco membership is not needed for an eye exam, but is required to purchase glasses/contact lenses: any valid prescription can be used to purchase glasses/contact lenses at Costco without an appointment.)


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


Located inside the 4th ave. Costco, SODO Vision Care provides efficient, affordable, quality eye care. - updated 08/29/2018

>> Routine Eye Exams: starting at $90
A routine eye exam evaluates the health of your eyes and provides an accurate prescription for glasses.


>> Contact Lens Exams: starting at $120 - $150
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 - 100
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 $75 - 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 ]

EYE  EXAMS: the day of your eye exam

  • Check-in 10 minutes before your appointment time 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)


FORMS: prepare for an efficient exam


  • Vision Service Plan (Some plans only: Amazon, Swedish, Winco, Metlife, Alaska Airlines, etc)

  • Davis Vision (Boeing, Federal Employee Program, etc)

  • Spectera (Many UnitedHealth medical plans and Medicare supplement plans use Spectera Vision)

  • Premera (contact for details)

  • Regence (contact for details)

  • Northwest Benefits Network (NBN Vision - many school districts: Highland, Mercer Island, etc)

  • Costco Employee Vision Insurance


  • We do not bill Medicare / Medicaid.

  • 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.


By making a request, you agree:

  • This is only a REQUEST. It is not scheduled until you receive a confirmation e-mail (sent out during regular business hours + check your spam box).

  • Scheduled time may slightly DIFFER from your requested time; please review your confirmation e-mail.

  • There is a $50 NO-SHOW FEE if you fail to cancel/reschedule 24 hours in advance. This must be paid before you can schedule again.

  • Provide your INSURANCE information 24 hours in advance. Some insurances require phone calls that take >30 minutes. if you cancel in office you will be responsible for a $50 no-show fee.

  • To CANCEL an appointment, call/leave a voicemail at 206-403-2027, or e-mail us at sodovisioncare@gmail.com. Arriving 10 minutes late, may require rescheduling.


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

PH: 206-403-2027
FAX: 206-400-7920

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.

Office Policies


(1) Glasses exams include follow-up visits to fix errors, up to 3 MONTHS from your original exam date. After three months, an office visit fee is charged because other factors may influence prescription changes.

We do not verify the accuracy of online glasses purchases or provide pupillary distance unless requested. Any problems after 6 MONTHS, requires a new eye exam.

(2) I understand that information obtained from my INSURANCE plan on my behalf, is not a guarantee of payment or benefits, and that I am obligated to pay any portion of office fees not covered by my insurance company.

(3) Not showing up to scheduled appointments will incur a NO-SHOW FEE of $50, which must be paid before another appointment is scheduled.

(4) Contact lens prescriptions require all necessary follow-ups (including new wearer training) before a prescription will be released. Contact lens exams include up to 3 follow-up visits within 2 months.


If you fill this prescription, you must agree and accept all responsibility for any prescription change remakes. If you do not agree with this, please do not fill this prescription.