About Us

Eye Love Dupont specializes in eye care for the entire family with our fresh, modern take on eye care. We carry independent, affordable, unique glasses to allow you to look your best. Dr. Samantha Hamblet, owner and optometrist at Eye Love Dupont, is excited to continue to serve the greater Steilacoom and Dupont area. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages for their glasses, contact lenses and eye health needs. We see it as our job to allow your eyes to work for you in ways that you didn’t even know was possible.

 

The entire staff at Eye Love Dupont regularly take the time to truly get to know our patients as the unique person that they are and try to treat their situations with the same custom-tailored care. We strive to help you to see and look your best, look out for your eyes like they were our own, and get to know YOU as a person. We see, hear and pay attention to our patients, allowing them to feel comfortable and less stressed about their optical health.

Dr. Sam Hamblet

Dr. Sam Hamblet - Eye Love Dupont WA Eye Doctor

Dr. Samantha Hamblet, an Olympia native, has been practicing Optometry in the area for almost 9 years, gaining a faithful following of patients due to her warm and personable style of patient care.

 

She grew up in Olympia and graduated from Capital High School. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Anthropology/ Archaeology from Western Washington University. For her graduate studies, she ventured down to the Southern California College of Optometry (now Marshall B Ketchum University) in Fullerton. While in school she received honors in the areas of Primary Care and Ocular Disease, being awarded a scholarship for her aptitude and performance in the area of ocular disease diagnosis and treatment. She performed internships and rotations with the US Navy at various sites including, Pearl Harbor Naval Base, the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, and the Indian Health Hospital in Lawton, OK. While on rotations she was honored with the opportunity to perform eye health and vision services aboard the USS Lake Eerie.

 

Dr. Hamblet and her husband are deeply involved in the community of the Olympia area. They are involved with the youth outreach ministry Young Life, opening their home for the Olympia High School club. Also, she serves as the Union Gospel Mission free vision clinic regularly which offers eye health examinations and glasses to uninsured populations in our community. Reid is a local paramedic and is also an assistant coach for the Olympia High School varsity baseball team. Dr. Hamblet has 4 young children, in her spare time, you can find her doing CrossFit (CrossFit Olympia) or hanging at her kid’s activities.

Dr. Jacquelin Escoto

Dr. Jacquelin Escoto - Eye Love Dupont WA Eye Doctor

Dr. Jacquelin Escoto was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She went on to receive her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology at the University of Houston. She then continued her higher education at her alma mater at the University of Houston College of Optometry where she completed her Doctor of Optometry degree.

 

During her optometric training, Dr. Escoto received extensive training in the areas of primary care, ocular disease management, contact lenses, including specialty contact lenses and myopia control, co management of cataract and refractive surgery, and neuro-optometric exams. She is currently a member of the American Optometric Association and in the past has participated with the Volunteer Optometry Services to Humanity and National Optometric Association.

 

After working in private practice in the Houston area, Dr. Escoto decided she wanted a change in scenery and made the decision to move to the beautiful PNW in 2022. She hopes to continue grow her patient care in Dupont and surrounding areas.

 

In her free time, Dr. Escoto enjoys spending time with family, friends and loved ones, playing with her dogs, reading and writing, attending live music and farmers markets, growing succulents, and spending time in the great outdoors that Washington has to offer.

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