IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING OUR MASK POLICY

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Recently, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued an Executive Order that lifted the state-wide mandate for masks. The order asked businesses to continue to follow CDC guidelines to continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  While we respect everyone’s personal choices surrounding this matter, the nature of our work with our patients require that we work in close proximity of each other and therefore we believe it is in the best interest of our business to continue wearing masks until further notice.  We will revisit this policy once we have more time and information to evaluate the impact the executive order has on our industry and community.  In the meantime, we respectfully ask that while you are providing us the privilege of caring for you and your loved ones, that you please respect our mask policy. Masks are required on every individual in the building, covering the mouth and nose. 
We understand that this has been a trying time for all involved, and we are all ready to get back to normal as soon as possible. We are working hard to create processes that will allow us to do so shortly. We are confident that within a short time, if we can all work together, we will return to normal. We are very excited to see your smiling faces again, soon.

Honoring Veterans

"A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers" - President John F. Kennedy

We honor veterans including patients and staff members who are a part of the Arizona Eye Institute family.  The following incredible and true stories are veterans we know and appreciate every day. I welcome you to share your story or the story of a family member. Just contact us here. - Emilio M. Justo, M.D., Medical Director.


David Toliver, Sr., understands the importance of paying tribute to a community whose live revolves around service and sacrifice. Toliver has gone to the Arizona House of Representatives to promote a special day to honor a unique group of veterans who trained him in his youth - in 1958 when he joined the Air Force: The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African American military pilots. "I have no regrets, it helped shape me as a man, they taught me how to be an American patriot," he says of his service. "To find victory in spite of adversity. It was real for people who served. Some 58,000 of my compatriots never came home..”– Air Force Captain David Toliver Sr., who shares his experiences working with the historic Tuskegee Airmen, who now work to promote the science profession among American youth. “This is not about military history. It’s not about black history. It’s American history. We must respect our history. And as veterans, we continue to serve our great community. Today my war is to convince our youth today that being smart is okay. If people call you names - like braniac - don't let that hold you back. Being smart is what is cool."


Carl Larsen didn't wait for the draft. A week before the letter arrived in the mail, he enlisted in the Army. "I knew what I wanted to do." It was 1959 and the height of the Cold War, and Space War, and Larsen held an important role overseeing nuclear missiles in Germany. At one point he was on post to help evacuate American families in case an enemy's weapons were headed that way. "Fortunately, that never happened. But I was responsible for getting everyone to safety." He attended radar computer school at the age of 21. "Nuclear was spreading all over U.S. and Europe." His father and uncles were members of the U.S. Coast Guard, contributing to his patriotic spirit. "I appreciate and understand all of the sacrifices people have made." After his service, Larsen completed a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and began serving the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he continues to serve the community's interests part time. - Carl Larsen, U.S. Army/FBI


"Sadly, just like most Americans, I don’t stop and seriously think about the significance of Veterans Day, nor do I think about me, a veteran, being honored on this special day set aside for those of us who signed up to serve our country.  Conversely, when I see veterans singled out on Veterans’ Day, my heart is touched, and I stand in awe. I consider it an honor and a privilege to be allowed to be called a veteran of our US Armed Forces. My grandfather served and retired from the Army Air Corps; my father served and retired from the Air Force; my current husband served and retired from the US Marine Corps, and my children’s father served and retired from the US Army. I knew from a very young age, about six years of age that I wanted to be a part of this group of people.  I can’t tell you why, I just knew.  There is but one fraternity that is larger or more honorable to be a part of than the fraternity named “Veteran”.  We veterans signed an oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States, to defend the freedoms held so dearly by our fellow citizens and when the call came to give our life for our country." -Thyra L. Strapac, Captain, USNR-R


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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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