New Announcement - May 21, 2024

Dr. Emilio Justo's 2nd TED Talk is now LIVE on YouTube! The title of his talk is:

Unleashing the Drive Within: The OBSESSION Advantage to Unprecedented Success

Click Here to View the Full Video and Photos of TEDxWesternU Event

In the meantime, please join the more than 6 Million Viewers who have watched Dr. Justo's first TEDx talk from August 12, 2023 at TEDxCherryCreekHS titled "Delayed Gratification: Your Superpower to Success" Please see the link below to view the full video, as well as photos of the event:

Delayed Gratification: Your Superpower to Success

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Emilio M. Justo

Dr. Emilio Justo founded the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center in 1989 and as Medical Director is renowned for his ophthalmology skills and talent as a cosmetic surgeon. His specialties include customized eyelid surgery and cataract surgery. By spending quality time with each of his patients, he is able to focus on the care that each individual needs to consistently provide optimal outcomes. 

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A Strong Team

Founder & Medical Director Emilio M. Justo, M.D., has personally selected two Medical Optometrists with medical eye skills and knowledge that surpasses that of a typical optometrist. Learn how the team of three doctors join to provide you with uniquely exceptional eye health care.

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Dr. Mark Yates

Dr. Mark Yates is proud of the three decades of service he has offered patients as a Medical Optometrist with a passion for identifying the unique needs of every individual patient he meets, and transforming their lives. He listens closely to patients to offer superior diagnosis, management and care for many conditions including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye syndrome, and cataracts. He works side by side with Founder & Director Emilio M. Justo, M.D.

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Dr. Daniel Valdes

The Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center is proud to have Daniel Valdes, O.D., as Assistant Director of Optometry with two decades of experience that makes a difference. Dr. Valdes has earned his reputation as a highly respected Medical Optometrist who keeps up on the latest in technology and enjoys getting to know the individual to provide the best in care and quality of life. 

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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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