Charles Edmonds OD, FAAO
Dr. Charles Edmonds received his OD degree from the Pa. College of Optomety in 1976 and
currently practices with the Edmonds, Husz & Pemberton Eye Center in Tucson, Arizona,
which is a contact lens specialty practice he founded.
Dr. Edmonds is a past president of the Arizona Optometric Association, Past President of the Arizona State Board of Optometry and Past Arizona Optometrist of the Year.
He is a 40 year memeber of the American Optometric Association, a diplomate of the Cornea and Contact Lens Section of the American Academy of Optometry and is an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor for Pacific College of Optometry.
He has been a clinical investigator for the contact lens industry for the past 40 years and has lectured both nationally and internationally and published numerous articles on keratoconus, CL for irregular corneas and instrument technology.
He was an adjunct clinical professor for Pacific University from 2000-2017, and retired from our practice in June of 2017.
Marla Husz, OD
Dr. Marla Husz graduated from the University of AZ with a bachelor's degree and received her OD degree from Southern California College of Optometry. She is the winner of the Arizona Optometric Association Optometrist of the Year award and the Ben's Bells Award, while also maintaining a membership with the Arizona State Board of Optometry. Dr. Husz is also a past President of the Arizona Optometric Association.
Bart Pemberton, OD, FAAO
Dr. Pemberton received his BA in Biology from the University of California at Riverside in 1991 and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1995. He completed a one-year residency in Hospital-based Optometry at the VA Medical Center in Amarillo, TX, in 1996. He has practiced in Tucson, AZ since 1997, and he has practiced with Drs. Edmonds and Husz since 1999.
He is a past president of the Southern Arizona Optometric Society, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and a member of the American and Arizona Optometric Associations.
He has particpated in several studies for the contact lens industry.
He was an adjunct clinical professor for Pacific University from 2000-2017.
Erik Burnett, OD
Dr. Erik Burnett is a local Tucsonan and graduated The Univesity of Arizona in 2009 with a degree in General Biology. Thereafter he graduated from Southern California College of Optometry in 2014. Immediately upon graduation he was commissioned as a Captain in the United States Air Force where he served as the Optometry Flight Commander at Davis Monthan AFB, Tucson. He joined Edmonds, Husz, & Pemberton as an associate optometrist in 2017.
Dr. Burnett is married to his wife Melinda and they welcomed their first child Jameson in May of 2017. He was born and raised in the Dominican Replublic as a missionary kid leading to his love of traveling locally and internationally. He is also fluent in Spanish.
He is the current president of the Sourthern Arizona Optometric Association and a member of the Arizona Optometric Association. Today he remains an active member of the United States Air Force Reserves.