Episode 45

How to Incorporate Upper Lid Blepharoplasty into Any Ophthalmologist’s Toolkit

by Ophthalmology Business Academy | September 27, 2023

Did you know that integrating Upper Lid Blepharoplasty into your ophthalmology practice can significantly boost your revenue and expand your horizons, all while enhancing patient satisfaction through your value-added services?

In this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Emilio Justo, a TEDx speaker and expert in the field. Dr. Justo, along with co-host Dr. Parikh, shares practical insights on incorporating Upper Lid Blepharoplasty into your practice.


  • 00:01:20 – Dr. Justo’s unique background in ophthalmology
  • 00:02:51 – How did you choose ophthalmology? 
  • 00:04:56 – What are your specific interests and forte in ophthalmology?
  • 00:10:09 – How did you decide to pursue aesthetic and plastic surgery alongside your general ophthalmology training? 
  • 00:12:46 – How does an ophthalmologist build a practice with at least a partial focus on blepharoplasty? How does this affect the financial productivity of the practice?
  • 00:15:01 – Do you find that even the insurance cases add a lot in terms of financial productivity to a practice?
  • 00:17:37 – The benefits of offering blepharoplasty as a value-added service in an ophthalmology practice. 
  • 00:23:17 – What are your future career aspirations and the areas that excite you for the next 10 to 15 years?


Emilio Justo, MD

Medical Director at Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center
TEDx Speaker

A driven force of medical prowess, Emilio Justo, M.D., started the Arizona Eye Institute & Cosmetic Laser Center in 1989 and has continued to expand into new and exciting fields of cosmetic surgery. Dr. Justo first trained as an ophthalmologist but then mastered techniques as a plastic surgeon, quickly becoming the Phoenix area’s premier cosmetic and ocular surgeon with facilities in both Sun City West, Sun City, and Wickenburg.

In addition to his remarkable achievements, Dr. Justo is also recognized as a TEDx speaker, further showcasing his commitment to sharing valuable insights and expertise with a broader audience.

Connect with Dr. Justo,

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/emiliojustomd

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/emiliojustomd/ 

Threads: https://www.threads.net/@emiliojustomd


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