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

Am I a Good Candidate?

Sight is a precious asset. Unfortunately, vision loss and impairment are facts of life. As we age, one of the most common conditions that compromise vision is cataracts. Cataracts cause blurring and clouding, and may make it more difficult for sufferers to live independently. 

At Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center, we offer a range of diagnostic technologies to aid in the detection of cataracts. Dr. Emelio Justo provides consultations with cataract surgery candidates residing in Phoenix, Sun City West, Sun City, Wickenburg and surrounding communities. If you have been diagnosed with cataracts and are considering surgery, or would like to obtain further information on whether you are a suitable candidate, reach out to our practice today. Please take the time to fill out our online form to request an appointment. 

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Determining the Cause of Visual Impairment

If you have noticed cataract symptoms - blurred or cloudy vision, or difficulty seeing at night - contact our office immediately to undergo a thorough eye examination. If you have not already been tested, early diagnosis allows Dr. Justo to carefully monitor your condition, and discuss appropriate treatment options as cataracts progress. Cataracts develop over a number of years, and constant monitoring can guard against irreversible damage or complications. 

Candidacy for Cataract Surgery

Deciding when surgery is right for you is a highly personal choice. In its earliest stages, the effects of cataracts can be offset using conservative treatment methods, like strengthening your glasses or contact lens prescription. Most of our patients begin seriously considering surgery when vision loss impairs their ability to comfortably or safely perform everyday activities, like driving at night.

You are most likely a good candidate for cataract surgery if you:

  • Have been diagnosed with cataracts
  • Experience moderate to severe visual impairment that is unresponsive to previously recommended treatment
  • Have no additional pre-existing eye disorders or diseases, like macular degeneration
  • Are in good general health

During an examination with Dr. Justo, you can learn more about whether you are suitable for this safe, effective procedure. 

Individualized Treatment Plans

Each member of our team is handpicked for their training and education, and their compassionate approach to care. We focus on patient education, and work cooperatively with our patients to develop realistic expectations. We understand no two eyes are alike, and create truly personalized treatment plans to meet your unique healthcare needs. 

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Cataracts can take a very serious toll on your vision and your quality of life, but fortunately, there are a range of solutions to help you retain clear, dependable vision. We can help identify the very best solution for your needs.

In addition to specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cataracts, Dr. Justo offers a range of ocular health and cosmetic enhancement services, including corrective eye surgery, dermal fillers and skin treatments. To schedule an appointment or learn more about any of our available services, reach out to us today using our online contact form

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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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