Seth Eaton, VMD, DACVO  |  Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Surgical Sciences
Office: 2063

Seth Eaton, VMD, DACVO  |  Clinical Assistant Professor

Titles and Education

    • Assistant Clinical Professor, Comparative Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine - Current
    • Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology, University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine - 2015-2018
    • Resident in Comparative Ophthalmology, University of California-Davis - 2006-2009
    • Internships in General Medicine/Surgery and Ophthalmology, The Animal Medical Center, New York, NY - 2004-2006
    • VMD (magna cum laude), University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine - 2000-2004
    • Bachelor of Science, Animal Bioscience, Penn State University - 1996-2000


Dr. Eaton's research interests include comparative ocular pharmacology and toxicology, locoregional anesthesia for ocular surgery, ocular melanocytic disease, and comparative ocular oncology. 


Dr. Eaton provides diagnostic and therapeutic care to patients of UW Veterinary Care's Ophthalmology Service, also instructing veterinary students and interns during their clinical rotations in ophthalmology.  He also is engaged in training comparative ophthalmology residents at UW-Madison in all aspects of clinical ophthalmology and ophthalmic microsurgery.  During the third year didactic and elective equine ophthalmology courses, he presents lectures about topics such as adnexal and orbital anatomy and physiology, and equine ocular tumors.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Eaton's clinical interests include melanocytic ocular disease and comparative ocular oncology, specifically equine ocular/periocular squamous cell carcinoma and feline uveal melanoma.  He is also interested in comparative aspects of glaucoma and retinal diseases in companion animals.

Recent Publications

  1. See Dr. Eaton's GoogleScholar profile for publications