Comprehensive Vision Care for Your Benefit

Cataracts

A cataract is a cloudy lens that impairs vision. Typically, they form slowly over time and in severe cases, can lead to severe vision degradation. Cataract surgery involves the removal of the eye's cloudy lens and placement of an artificial lens in its place in order to improve vision and quality of life. Dr. Emilio Justo offers the most modern cataract removal technique available. It requires no needles, stitches, or patches. This improves results and recovery.

Eyelid Surgery

Drooping upper eyelids, or blepharoptosis, is a fairly common condition that can negatively impact your vision and quality of life. 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. Because these procedures improve vision, they are often covered by insurance.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma refers to a group of diseases that cause pressure to build up inside your eye. Without treatment, this increased pressure can damage your optic nerve, leading to gradual vision loss. 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.

Retinal Conditions

The retina is the thin, light-sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the eye that receives visual information. Conditions of the retina can negatively affect your vision, and some retinal diseases can even cause blindness. Because many retinal conditions share the same set of symptoms, it is important to be examined by an experienced professional if you begin to experience vision loss. The doctors at Arizona Eye Institute offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for conditions of the retina.

Dry Eye Syndrome

If you do not produce enough tears, or the quality of your tears is poor, you may suffer from dry eye syndrome. Dry eye symptoms include eye irritation, redness, itching, light sensitivity, and excessive tearing. Dr. Justo uses the innovative TearLabĀ® osmolarity test to diagnose the precise cause of your condition so that he can recommend the optimal treatment for you. Treatment options include eye drops, nutritional supplements, lifestyle changes, and tear duct plugs.

Eyewear

Our Just for Eyes Optical Boutique features a comprehensive selection of lenses, frames, and sport protective 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 full range of protective eyewear for athletes to reduce the risk of injury while playing sports. Whatever your needs are, we can help find the glasses that are right for you.

Technology

In order to provide the highest level of care for our patients, our practice is proud to incorporate the most advanced technology available for analyzing and treating visual conditions. 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.

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. Often called elective cataract surgery, early cataract surgery, or clear lens extraction, this treatment is primarily recommended for people who show the beginning signs of cataracts. By preemptively treating cataracts, we can prevent the condition from developing and ensure positive results.

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