Patient Stories

Interested in having a procedure done, but want to learn more about how it will impact your life? Why not hear it straight from our current patients who have had surgery, or enjoyed procedures at the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center. We share real-life stories on this page. Interested in sharing your story? Contact us!

Through the Eyes of a Patient: Vision After Cataracts

Francisco Diaz- Olea looked down at the magazine.

And he could see the words.

He grasped it in his hands. And simply - read.

It would be a normal moment, had the 77-year-old Parker, Arizona, resident not had cataract surgery that very same afternoon at the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center.

Eyes that deceived him to the point he unknowingly drove far to the right of his lane - once getting pulled over, another time tapping a mailbox over. Eyes that made him nervous when his equally nervous daughter, Elisa Diaz, would try to help him see - those eyes were suddenly zeroing in, with perfect vision - to the tiny text on those pages.

READ MORE ON OUR CATARACT STORIES PAGE.

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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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19052 N R H Johnson Blvd
Sun City West, AZ 85375

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10701 W Bell Rd
Sun City, AZ 85351

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500 W Savage St
Wickenburg, AZ 85390

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