Dr. James G. Liston, O.D.

Dr. James G. Liston, O.D.

Dr. Liston was born in Illinois and attended Arizona State University before receiving his Bachelor of Visual Science and Doctor of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1989. While attending college Dr. Liston also earned his commercial and instrument rated pilot's license. Dr. Liston is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Arizona Optometric Association and the BSK International Optometric Honor Society.

Dr. Liston has been in practice in Tucson since 1990 and enjoys providing quality optometric care. When not working Dr. Liston enjoys running, horseback riding and exploring Arizona and the Southwest.

Dr. Robert Brooks, Optician

Dr. Robert Brooks, Doctor of Optometry

Dr. Brooks was born and raised in Tucson. He Attended Pima Community College and the University of Arizona before receiving his Bachelor of Visual Science and Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1981. In 2014 Dr. Brooks was certified as a Diplomat with the American Board of Optometry. Dr. Brooks has enjoyed practicing optometry in Arizona since 1981 and joined the staff at Sunburst Optical in 2014. Dr. Brooks is very excited and pleased to be a part of a team providing high quality optometric care in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Outside of work Dr. Brooks enjoys hiking, kayaking, beekeeping and raising chickens with his wife, Susan.

Meet our Qualified Staff

Reynalda Villegas, Optician

Reynalda Villegas, Asst. Manager

Reynalda joined the Sunburst Optical team in April of 2015. With her outgoing personality and professionalism, Reynalda has quickly become a valuable member of our staff. She enjoys working with our patients to ensure they get the best care and satisfaction from the time they arrive until the time they leave our office. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and supporting her children in their athletic events.

Rolando Hau, Optician

Rolando Hau, Optometric Technician

Rolando joined our team in the fall of 2013; He has been in the optical field since 2009, gaining valuable knowledge about contacts and glasses, as well as training as an Optometric Technician. Rolando loves working with patients and helping them to decide and understand what is best for their eye care needs. Before joining the Sunburst Optical team Rolando spent 7yrs enlisted in the USMC working as a Computer/Telephone Technician. He now enjoys spending free time with friends, family and going to the dog park with his two puppies.

Shane Lake, Optician

Shane Lake, Optician

Shane attended Tucson College from 1996-1997 to pursue becoming an optician. After working in the field for a few years, he took a job as a lab technician working as a lens edger for the next three years. He then decided to explore other career opportunities over the next 6 years. In 2011 he came back to work as an optician. He received his ABO Certification in November of 2011 and his CLNE Certification in May 2012. Shane became part of the Sunburst Optical team in July 2014.He strives to make sure your glasses are fit to perfection, so that you can leave feeling happy about the choice you made. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also likes to care for his garden, desert tortoises and snake.

Joan Dunham, Optician

Joan Dunham, Optician

Joan hails from upstate New York where she started in optics over 20 years ago. She moved to Tucson several years ago to be closer to her grandson and continue to work in healthcare. She made the transition back to optics and joined Sunburst Optical in early 2014. She is happy to be back in the optical field and enjoys helping patients find just the right look. She enjoys being semi-retired and in her time away from our office, she cherishes spending time with her grandson, RVing around the Southwest and spoiling her rescue beagle.


8140 S. Houghton Road #140
Tucson, AZ 85747
Phone: (520) 664-9801
Fax: (520) 664-9804
Hours: M-F 9am-6pm
Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 11am-3pm

Click Here for Map



Make Appointment
Patient Form


©2016 Sunburst Optical • Website maintained and hosted by Fresh Element