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Why choose SODO Vision Care?

  1. Thorough eye exams!

  2. Affordable eye exams!

  3. Efficient eye exams!

For the most prompt service, e-mail us or request appointments online.

We are independent optometrists, located inside the 4th ave Costco in Seattle.
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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SODO Vision Care provides efficient, affordable, quality eye care.

Prices below are for payment at the time of service only. If we are billing your insurance, prices may vary.

ROUTINE WELLNESS EXAM starting at $90
A routine eye exam evaluates the health of your eyes and provides an accurate prescription for glasses.

 

CONTACT LENS EXAM 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.

 

OPTOS RETINA 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 and see examples of Optos 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. You must provide this to us, prior to your appointment to ensure we can work with your prescription.

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

 

MEDICAL 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.

These differ from routine exams, as they are problem focused.

Some routine exams are converted to office visits, and your vision care plans do not cover medical office / comprehensive exams visits.

 

Preparing for your appointment

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REQUIRED FORMS: quick and easy to complete/review.

  • ALL PATIENTS

  • NEW PATIENTS

    • please bring your most recent glasses and/or contact lens prescriptions/boxes.

  • DILATED EYE EXAM: you may be dilated (bring a driver if you are concerned - side effects include light sensitivity, and blurry vision that last a few hours). If not, Optomap retinal screening is a non-dilated alternative option for $35.


INSURANCES: if you do not see your insurance, you can pay out-of-pocket and we can provide an itemized statement for you to attempt to self-submit a claim.

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  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA)

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

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

  • Spectera (many UnitedHealth and Medicare supplement plans use Spectera)

  • Premera / Lifewise

  • Regence / Regence Group Admin / Healthcare Management Admin

  • Northwest Benefits Network (many school districts: Seattle, 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 20 - 45 minutes

Can I drive after dilation?

Many people are fine to drive, but if you are concerned or have had a history of being unable to drive after dilation, 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.

 

 

Our optometric physicians

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 the Seahawks and Lakers, Netflix, video games, and spending time with his wife and daughter.


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 practiced in Bakersfield, CA. 


Leigh Kim, O.D.

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.


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Appointment Requests

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I understand the cancellation policy. *
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4401 4TH AVE S. SEATTLE, WA 98134
(Inside Costco)

PH: 206-403-2027
FAX: 206-400-7920
SODOVISIONCARE@GMAIL.COM

HOURS
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

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(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. 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.

 

NOTE TO PRESCRIPTION DISPENSER:
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.