New Announcement - February 2, 2024

Please help us congratulate our Medical Director, Emilio M. Justo, MD, who presented his second TEDx talk in London, Ontario, Canada on February 2, 2024 at the TEDxWesternU event! The title of his talk is:

Unleashing the Drive Within: The OBSESSION Advantage to Unprecedented Success

Click Here to View Photos of TEDxWesternU Event

Once this TEDx YouTube video goes live, we will post it here!

In the meantime, please join the more than 5 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

Eye Care - Optometry to Optical


A cataract is a cloudy lens that impairs vision. Typically, they form slowly over time can lead to severe vision degradation. Dr. Emilio Justo offers the most modern cataract removal technique available. It requires no needles, stitches, or patches. This improves results and recovery.

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Eyelid Surgery

Dr. Justo can treat drooping lids with a blepharoplasty or muscle-tightening procedure. The muscle-tightening technique involves the placement of sutures to lift the eyelid and reduce droopiness. Blepharoplasty, by comparison, involves the removal of excess skin and fat that hang over the eyes.

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Our founder and medical director, Dr. Justo, offers advanced diagnosis and monitoring of glaucoma to protect your eyesight. If glaucoma is diagnosed, eye drops and laser therapy may be effective. We can also refer you to a local surgeon for more aggressive treatment.

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Retinal Conditions

Conditions of the retina can negatively affect your vision, and some retinal diseases can even cause blindness. Medical Optometrists Dr. Mark Yates and Dr. Daniel Valdes work together to oversee exams and treatments of conditions ranging from Glaucoma to Diabetic Eye. It is important to be examined by an experienced professional if you begin to experience vision loss. We offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for conditions of the retina.

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Dry Eye Syndrome

Medical Optometrists Dr. Mark Yates and Dr. Daniel Valdes work together to oversee our Dry Eye Center of Excellence. They use the innovative TearLab® osmolarity test to diagnose the precise cause of dry eye syndrome so that he can recommend the optimal treatment for you. Treatment options include eye drops, nutritional supplements, lifestyle changes, and tear duct plugs.

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Our Just for Eyes Optical Boutique features a comprehensive selection of lenses, frames, and computer eyewear. We can fit your new prescription lenses into any type of frames from your favorite brands for the look that you desire. We also offer a wide variety of protective sunglasses.

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Our office has many different types of lasers that allow us to perform corrective surgeries with great precision. Through the use of this technology, our doctors can create highly detailed 3-D maps that will guide us through your surgery. Rest assured, your satisfaction is our priority.

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Refractive Lens Exchange

Refractive lens exchange (RLE) is an elective vision correction surgery that removes the eye's natural lens and replaces it with an artificial lens. By preemptively treating cataracts, we can prevent the condition from developing and ensure positive results.

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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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