Sean Blaydon, M.D., is an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Ophthalmology at Dell Medical School and an adjunct assistant professor of surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. He graduated from Emory University in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Science in biology and then earned his medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his internship and ophthalmology residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
After serving four years as an Army staff ophthalmologist at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, Blaydon completed two years of fellowship training in ophthalmic plastic surgery at Texas Oculoplastic Consultants (now TOC Eye and Face). Prior to joining TOC, Blaydon served as director of ophthalmic plastic, orbital and reconstructive surgery and director of the ocular trauma service at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. He also served a year in Baghdad, Iraq, as commander of an army eye surgical team and chief of clinical operations for Combined Joint Task Force 7.
Blaydon travels extensively to lecture throughout the United States and abroad. He has a strong interest in teaching and is the program director for the oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery odd-year fellowship position at TOC. He has been on multiple humanitarian medical missions, including trips to the Philippines and Honduras. He has been named among America’s top ophthalmologists, best doctors in America, and as a Texas super doctor. Blaydon is active in numerous professional organizations including the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Blaydon is a past-president of the Austin Ophthalmological Society.
In his free time, he enjoys scuba diving, sailing and traveling with his family.