New Announcement - July 1, 2024

Dr. Emilio Justo released his first book! The title of his talk is:

The Power of Pause: Mastering Delayed Gratification for Success

Click Here to learn more about The Power of Pause

Dr. Justo's 2nd TED Talk from February 2, 2024 is live on YouTube titled "Unleashing the Drive Within: The OBSESSION Advantage to Unprecedented Success".  Please see the link below to view the full video, as well as photos of the event:

Unleashing the Drive Within: The OBSESSION Advantage to Unprecedented Success

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

Define That New Look With Our Professionals

The cosmetic consultants at our Phoenix-based Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center are among the most experienced and compassionate consultants you'll find in Arizona. With a combined experience of over 150 years, our consultants will help you define the look you want and understand precisely how to get it.

Contact our plastic surgery and eye surgery specialists today to make an appointment with our consultants, and realize the full potential of your beauty.

Dawn V., C.O.A.Dawn V., C.O.A.

Back Office Supervisor
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Cosmetic Consultant

Dawn is a certified ophthalmic assistant with more than 25 years of experience in ophthalmology. She has been one of our key cosmetic consultants in Phoenix for over 20 years. Dawn has extensive experience and training in tissue fillers, BOTOX® Cosmetic, and various Obagi® Skin Care Programs. Her other duties include ophthalmic and surgical assisting, as well as preoperative counseling for patients.

Melissa R., C.O.A.Melissa C., C.O.A.

Cosmetic Consultant
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Melissa is a certified ophthalmic assistant with over 19 years of experience in ophthalmology. She is one of our surgical scrub technicians and has been a cosmetic consultant for the past six years. She also has extensive experience with BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal tissue fillers, as well as the various Obagi® Skin Care Systems.

Stephanie M., C.O.A.Stephanie M. C.O.A., C.P.C.P.

Cosmetic Consultant
Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Lifetime membership logoStephanie has worked in ophthalmology and cosmetic surgery since 1990. She is among a unique class of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals who has achieved a Lifetime Membership with The Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals in recognition of her years of training and expertise. She has been with the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center for over 22 years. In addition to performing all of the permanent makeup in the office she also performs cosmetic consultations.  Stephanie is a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, Certified Permanent Cosmetic Professional and surgical scrub technician. Stephanie enjoys traveling, riding her bike, hiking and spending time with her family and friends.  

Roxanne S., R.N.Roxanne D., R.N.

Director of Nursing & ASC
Certified Aesthetic Laser Nurse
Cosmetic Consultant

Roxanne is a registered nurse with more than 30 years of health care experience, and has been our director of nursing since 2006. She has obtained unique high-level certifications including the following: Certified Aesthetic Laser Nurse, Certified Medical Laser Safety Officer, and Certified OBAGI Skin Care and Blue Peel Specialist. Roxanne also functions as the director of our Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC). She is passionate about her grandkids and her family. Her hobbies include art, scuba diving, and making ugly crochet blankets for loved ones. She lives in Glendale, but loves traveling out of the country.

BriennaBrienna L., C.O.A.

Cosmetic Consultant
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Brienna's career began in 2001, working for an optometrist for three years, where she learned how to tech, do visual fields and the fundamentals of optometry. She quickly found that she had a love for the eyes and working with patients to help them achieve their best sight. Brienna moved on to an ophthalmic practice where she spent almost two decades improving her knowledge of the eye, refraction and surgical skills, before joining the Arizona Eye Institute. During her downtime, she loves to hang out and have fun with her husband  and their three children.

Mandy MMandy M., C.O.A., M.A.

Cosmetic Consultant
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Mandy brings decades of knowledge, passion and experience to the Arizona Eye Institute as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant and has been a Medical Assistant since 2004. She plays a key role in helping eyelid surgery patients prepare for their surgeries, receive insurance authorizations, and in checking on patients post operatively. A native of Phoenix, Mandy enjoys serving the local community and educating patients. She lives with her spouse and is the proud mother of two sons and grandmother to a beautiful granddaughter. She loves to hike with her family around the community and in the beautiful desert. 

Crystal H., O.A. Crystal

Ophthalmic Assistant

Crystal brings nearly two decades of experience working in the vision field, with specialties in refractive surgery, assisting optometrists to prepare patients for their exams and support the doctor during exams. She is a certified laser technician and has worked extensively with lasers. Crystal was born in Winslow, Arizona, and currently lives in Peoria with her four children. Her hobbies include a passion for photography, and for event planning. She loves to personalize gifts as well including making hand stamped jewelry.

Our Cosmetic Consultants Can Help You Reinvent Yourself

Come discover how we can help you look and feel beautiful with some of the most experienced and compassionate cosmetic consultants in Phoenix. Contact the plastic surgery and eye surgery professionals at our Sun City, Sun City West, and Wickenburg facilities to schedule an appointment 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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