Our current mask policy reflects our ongoing efforts to support the healthiest possible environment for every patient and team member, while following closely the guidance from health officials. Masks are at this time required by all patients, visitors and staff inside our practice.  You can have confidence that our team members are taking every effort to maintain the health and safety of our practice at this time, including sterilizing each room between each use. We thank you for your understanding as we strive to focus on the best in care as we treat a diverse group of patients including those considered to be at higher risk.  We will get through this together.

New Optometrist By Beth Lucas on December 08, 2020

Arizona Eye Institute Welcomes New Medical Optometrist  Dr. Marsh

Emily Marsh, O.D., brings two decades of experience as the new Assistant Director of Optometry for the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center.

"I consider Dr. Marsh a gift to our community, and we welcome her as we continue to grow our nearly 32-year practice and provide the service this community deserves," said Founder & Medical Director Emilio M. Justo, M.D. "I could not think of a better way to start a new year on the right foot. Dr. Marsh has earned her reputation as a highly experienced medical optometrist who takes the time to educate and advocate for every single patient she sees."

Dr. Marsh offers routine eye exams for eyeglasses and contact lenses, as well as comprehensive medical eye exams. Using the practice's state of the art technology, she treats common as well as complicated eye disorders including dry eye, diabetic eye, glaucoma, macular degeneration and she works closely with Dr. Justo to diagnose cataracts or blepharoptosis.

She takes walk in and emergency exams at our Sun City office located at 10701 West Bell Road. 

"As a medical provider, I feel strongly about the quality of the doctor-patient relationship," Dr. Marsh explained. "It is extremely important to me that the atmosphere is open, compassionate and directed at developing a mutual understanding of the problem at hand and planned course of action. I aim for everyone to feel comfortable in the exam setting and want to ensure that every patient feels welcomed to freely express their thoughts, concerns and questions."

Originally from Kansas City, Kansas, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry, Biology & Health Service Organization & Policy, graduating Cum Laude in 1998 from Wichita State University. She earned her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri - St. Louis. While there, she earned the Award for Clinical Excellence in Contact Lenses.

Dr. Marsh was a finalist for the Best Optometry Practice in Sonoma County in 2019, and is an active member of several professional organizations. Former Captain and MVP of the Wichita State University Basketball Team, and remains active and enjoying the Arizona outdoors.

The Arizona Eye Institute in addition to eye exams, specializes in cataract and eyelid surgeries as well as other cosmetic services and products. Learn more at or call (623) 975-2020.


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Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center

Ophthalmologist and plastic surgeon Emilio Justo founded Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center in 1989. With locations in Sun City West, Sun City, and Wickenburg, AZ, we help patients from the Phoenix area and beyond improve and maintain their vision through quality eye care. Our doctors are affiliated with prestigious organizations, including:

  • The American Board of Ophthalmology
  • The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • The Arizona Medical Association
  • The Arizona Ophthalmological Society
  • The Phoenix Ophthalmological Society

To request a consultation, please fill out our online form or call (623) 975-2020.

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