Dr. Seth Murphy’s interest in Optometry began while working with Dr. Keith Caudelle and Dr. Michael Wilson as an optometric technician in Fayetteville, GA. He pursued his undergraduate studies in Biological Sciences at the University of Georgia, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in 1998. His graduate studies continued at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, where he graduated Cum Laude in 2003, with a Doctorate of Optometry.
While studying Optometry, Dr. Murphy was inducted into Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society, where he served as vice president of the SCO Chapter from 2001 to 2003. He served as the student representative from SCO to the Southeastern Council of Optometry (SECO) for 2002. He received the Nikon Clinical Excellence Award and Outstanding General Science Skills Award in 2000 and the Southern-Williams Clinical Skills Award in 2003. He was also the recipient of the Southern-Williams Endowed Scholarship while at SCO for his second through fourth years.
Dr. Murphy’s professional affiliations include membership in the American Optometric Association, the Georgia Optometric Association, Beta Sigma Kappa, and the Contact Lens and Cornea Section of the AOA. His practice interests include primary care optometry, ocular disease, pediatric eye care, and contact lens management.
Dr. Murphy’s personal interests include bicycling, camping, and hiking. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Cindy, and son, Carter.
Dr. Seth Murphy joined Primary Eyecare Associates in 2006, and currently sees patients in the Macon office.