Recently there have been announcements among various government leaders on the topic of whether it continues to be appropriate to wear masks in very specific settings, and asking that businesses such as ours continue to review our public safety and mask requirements. As a business providing important health care services to the community, we are committed to top quality care that also prevents the spread of any illness, including COVID-19.  While we respect everyone’s personal choices surrounding this matter, the nature of our work with our patients require that we work in close proximity of each other and therefore we believe it is in the best interest of our business to continue wearing masks until further notice.  These precautions are appropriate given the demographics of many of our patients that place them in what medical experts consider “at risk” groups that are important to us to keep safe and well.
We will revisit this policy once we have more time and information to evaluate the impact the executive order has on our industry and community.  In the meantime, we respectfully ask that while you are providing us the privilege of caring for you and your loved ones, that you please respect our mask policy. Masks are required on every individual in the building, covering the mouth and nose. 
We understand that this has been a trying time for all involved, and we are all ready to get back to normal as soon as possible. We are working hard to create processes that will allow us to do so shortly. We are confident that within a short time, if we can all work together, we will return to normal. We are very excited to see your smiling faces again, soon.

Early Detection is the Key

Quick and accurate diagnosis of cataracts can help professionals like Dr. Emilio Justo preserve your vision. With some of the best techniques and technologies available today, our team of specialists can assess your symptoms quickly, and formulate a treatment plan that addresses your needs. Dr. Justo has many years of experience diagnosing cataracts. If you want to receive the best care in the Phoenix area, contact our practice today.

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Visual Acuity Test

The visual acuity test is one of the most easily recognizable tests in the eye care field. The visual acuity test consists of a big poster of letters in various sizes. Designed to measure the strength of one eye at a time, this test helps Dr. Justo recognize inconsistencies in your vision and determine whether you have cataracts.

Slit-lamp Examination

The slit lamp is a tool that illuminates your cornea, iris, and lens with intense light. Dr. Justo uses this light to examine the small structures of your eye and detect even the smallest abnormalities that may be signs of cataracts.

Contrast Sensitivity

Similar to a visual acuity test, this test gauges your capacity to perceive contrast in spite of your cataracts. Contrast sensitivity is often considered a more realistic measurement of vision quality.

Pupil Dilation

Pupil dilation is a very common test, used during annual eye examinations as well as for cataract diagnosis. Until cataracts reach a more advanced stage, the clouding of your lens is not immediately noticeable. Dr. Justo will dilate your pupils using drops that cause the iris to widen, granting him a clear view of the back of your eye.

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Special Circumstances

There are various types of cataracts, and not all are caused by the natural aging process. Health problems such as diabetes, traumatic injury, and long-term use of corticosteroids are some of the common sources of cataract development. The diagnostic process for these types of cataracts may vary. In certain cases, children can be born with congenital cataracts; if your child seems to be having difficulties with his or her vision, we advise you bring them in for an evaluation.

Individualized Consultation

At Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center, we pride ourselves on our personalized approach to each patient's treatment. By spending quality time with you during a one-on-one consultation, Dr. Justo can ensure that your care is tailored to your needs. Between diagnostic and pre-operative testing, you can rest assured that you will be well-informed and prepared by the time your cataract surgery is scheduled.

Trust Us to Diagnose Your Cataracts

If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of cataracts, schedule a consultation with Dr. Justo today. Our team excels at helping patients overcome cataracts, and our experience and skill will insure your eye care experience is truly exceptional. To learn more about how we can help you achieve the clear and dependable vision you deserve, please contact our Phoenix-area practice today

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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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Over the years, many people have asked me my secret… The answer is simple – I listen carefully and attentively.
Dr. Emilio Justo

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