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Samuel K. Seto, M.D., MS

Ophthalmologist

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

Dr. Samuel Seto is originally from New Orleans, LA, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Tulane University. He obtained a Master’s degree in Medical Microbiology and Immunology from LSU Medical Center and published original research work on corneal immunology. He then spent several years as a research scientist in Seattle, WA and Madison, WI, specializing in corneal immunology and virology, and was a presenter at several international research meetings as well as author of research papers in several scientific journals. Dr. Seto later completed medical school and medicine internship at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago, continuing several research projects throughout his medical training and specialization. After finishing his training, Dr. Seto returned to the Pacific Northwest and established a rapidly growing practice, the Eye Clinic of Edmonds. This clinic offers a full range of ophthalmic, optical, surgical and laser services. The Eye Surgery of Edmonds located just upstairs from the general clinic, offers state-of-the art ophthalmic surgery including cataract and glaucoma procedures, advanced multifocal lens implants and astigmatism correction. Dr. Seto also lectures to residents at the University of Washington and participates in a number of clinical pharmaceutical studies. In his spare time, Dr. Seto enjoys traveling the world with his family and trying new cuisine.

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Accepts 38 Insurance Plans

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  • AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) (all programs accepted)
  • Accepts PPOs
  • Aetna (all programs accepted)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Asuris
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of CA PPO
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS
  • Blue Shield of CA Preferred Provider Organization
  • BridgeSpan
  • Carpenters Trust
  • Cigna (all plans accepted)
  • First Choice Health Network (all programs accepted)
  • Group Health Cooperative Options PPO
  • Health Management Network
  • Health Net
  • Humana (all programs accepted)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Labor and Industry (L&I)
  • LifeWise Health Plan of Washington (all programs accepted)
  • Med Advantage
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Metropolitan
  • Metropolitan Life
  • Multiplan/PHCS (all programs accepted)
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Northwest Administrators
  • Premera Blue Cross (all programs accepted)
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)/Multiplan (all programs accepted)
  • Regence Blue Shield (all programs accepted)
  • Teamsters
  • TRICARE (all programs accepted)
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Vision Service Plan
  • VSP Eye Care Plans
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Education

University of Wisconsin
medical school
University of Illinois
residency

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

  • Absence Of Eye
  • Accommodation
  • Acute Inflammation Of Orbit
  • Agenesis Of Eye
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Aniridia
  • Aniseikonia
  • Anisocoria
  • Anisometropia
  • Biopsy Of Eye Muscle
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blurred Vision
  • Buphthalmos
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal
  • Chloroquine Retinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Coloboma
  • Ciliary Body Degeneration
  • Color Blindness
  • Contact And Allergic Dermatitis Of Eyelid
  • Contact Lens Infections
  • Contact Lenses
  • Contact Lens-Induced Corneal Edema
  • Contusion Of Eye
  • Cyst Of Eyelid
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diplopia
  • Ectopia Lentis
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Enophthalmos
  • Enucleation
  • Esotropia
  • Examination Of Eyes
  • Exophthalmos
  • Eye
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Eye Disorders
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Bump
  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Eyelid Repair
  • Farsightedness
  • Flashing Lights
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body In Eye
  • Fracture Of Orbital Floor
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Suspects
  • Growth On Eye
  • Herpes Simplex With Ophthalmic Complication
  • Hiv Eye Conditions
  • Hypertelorism
  • Idiopathic Orbital Inflammatory Disease
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Intraocular Lens
  • Iridoschisis
  • Iris Atrophy
  • Laceration Of Eye
  • Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
  • Laser Vision Correction
  • Lasik
  • Legal Blindness
  • Lisch Nodule
  • Lupus Eye Conditions
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Diseases
  • Melanoma Of Eye
  • Microphthalmos
  • Miosis
  • Myopia
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Motility Disorders
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ocular Tumor
  • Open Wound Of Eye
  • Ophthalmic Disorders
  • Ophthalmic Trauma
  • Orbit Cancer
  • Orbital Cyst
  • Orbital Lacrimal Surgery
  • Orbitotomy
  • Papilledema
  • Parasitic Eyelid Infestation
  • Partial Sight
  • Penetrating Eye Injury
  • Presbyopia
  • Proptosis
  • Pseudophakia
  • Refractive Amblyopia
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Replacement Of Contact Lens
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Scotoma
  • Sensitivity To Light
  • Sports Injuries - Eye
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sudden Vision Loss
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Transient Monocular Vision Loss
  • Traumatic Enucleation
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Impairment
  • Xerophthalmia
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Personal Interests

Travel, Photography
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Professional Associations

AMA, AAO, WSMA, ASCRS, SCMS, Prevention of Blindness
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Languages

  • English
  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • Chinese - Cantonese

Practice Locations

Samuel K. Seto practices at two locations

Swedish Edmonds
21601 76th Avenue West
Edmonds, WA 98026
Eye Clinic of Edmonds
21911 76th Avenue West
Edmonds, WA 98026
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish Edmonds
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah