UCLA Health Rises to 3rd in the Nation

UCLA Health’s hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica have been named to U.S. News and World Report’s 2015-2016 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. UCLA, which previously ranked No. 5 in the country, tied for No. 3 this year.

Remembering Gordon Crary, Jr.

Gordon Crary, Jr, played an instrumental role in the growth of Doheny Eye Institute. He was deeply involved with Doheny for decades, going back to our formative years.

Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Eyes May Offer Clues For Treating Disease

As NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returns to earth today after 340 days in space, and heads in for physical tests in Houston, ophthalmologists here on earth are eager to examine his eyes. “If you go up and stay a long time, many things start happening to the eye,” says Dr. Alex Huang.

Remembering Richard L. Kasper, 1919-2016

Dr. Richard L Kasper passed away on March 29, 2016 at the age of 96. Dr. Kasper lived a long and fulfilled life dedicated to his Christian faith, his family, his medical profession and to his Armenian heritage.

Dr. Michael Ip Joins Doheny Eye Institute

We’re pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Michael Ip. Dr. Ip, a retinal surgeon and researcher, will join the esteemed clinical care and clinical research teams at Doheny Eye Institute and the Doheny Image Reading Center (DIRC).

Election Extra! Now see this!

President-elect Donald Trump may just be intent on looking into the future. But it’s clear that he is often squinting. We asked Doheny Eye Institute Dr. John Irvine, a specialist in conditions of the cornea and external eye, to answer a couple of questions about issues for squinters.

Doheny Eye Institute Sells Medical Office Building

Doheny Eye Institute, one of the world’s leading, nonprofit visionresearch organizations, announces the sale of its medical office building at 1450 San Pablo Street in Los Angeles to the University of Southern California. The property is encircled by USC’s health sciences campus.

Doheny Eye Institute Researcher Voted World’s Top Ophthalmologist

Doheny Eye Institute’s Alex Huang, MD, PhD, is #1 on The Ophthalmologist magazine’s Power List 2017, a ranking of the most influential people in the field. This year’s rankings focused on the “rising stars” of ophthalmology. Young leaders in ophthalmology were nominated by colleagues, and an expert panel made the final selections to create the annual list.

2017 Doheny Annual Update

Featured in this issue: The Doheny Eye Institute Coffee Table Book, Luminaires Founders Passion for Fashion, Luminaires Jrs. Shake It Up for Doheny Eye Institute, Three New Members Join Doheny Eye Institute’s Board of Directors, Planned Giving Donor John J. Shaak Knows the Risk of Losing Vision

2017 Doheny Summer Update

Featured in this issue: Key Successes That Secured Our Future, Glaucoma, Nasa, and Doheny’s Amazing Dr. Alex Huang, A Stem Model Leading The Doheny Image Analysis Laboratory

Deming Sun, MD, Awarded Endowed Research Chair

Doheny Eye Institute is proud to announce that Deming Sun, MD has been awarded the Mary D. Allen Endowed Chair in Vision Research. This prestigious faculty position is supported by the generous gift made to the Institute by Mrs. Allen in 1990.

2018 Doheny Annual Update

Featured in this issue: Message from the President and Executive Director, Score 2 Study and Translating Studies into Treatment – featuring Michael Ip, MD, Finding signs of Zika virus in infant eyes – featuring Irena Tsui, MD

Doheny Eye Institute Announces New Headquarters in Pasadena

Doheny Eye Institute, a top-ranked nonprofit organization proudly affiliated with UCLA Stein Eye Institute and dedicated to furthering the conservation, improvement and restoration of human eyesight since 1947, is pleased to announce the purchase of its new headquarters in Pasadena.

Advancing Research: Samuel Asanad, winner of the 2018 RPB award

In 2018, Samuel Asanad was one of three medical students across the U.S. to receive the Jules Stein Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Eye Research Fellowship under the mentorship of Doheny neuro-ophthalmologist, Dr. Alfredo A. Sadun, at Doheny-UCLA, and director of neuroscience, Dr. Michael Harrington, at the Huntington Medical Research Institute (HMRI).

2020 Summer InSight Newsletter

Featured in this issue: Preserving Vision on Missions to Mars, Retina Team Looks for Continued Breakthroughs, Dr. Sadun at the Forefront of LHON Research

2021 Summer InSight Newsletter

Featured in this issue: New Campus Progresses, Connecting the Dots – Interdisciplinary Science Guides Vascular Research, Glaucoma Success–A Team Effort, Dr. Sun Seeks Disease Triggers

Doheny Eye Institute Celebrates New Headquarters in Pasadena

The event welcomed over 350 attendees from the community, elected officials and invited guests with speeches from Doheny CEO, Marissa Goldberg, UCLA Representatives and City of Pasadena Mayor Victor Gordo welcoming Doheny Eye Institute to the community.

2022 Fall InSight Newsletter

Featured in this issue: New Campus Progresses, Connecting the Dots – Interdisciplinary Science Guides Vascular Research, Glaucoma Success–A Team Effort, Dr. Sun Seeks Disease Triggers

27 June 2023 Click Here to view Dr. Sadda’s Profile Page – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –   Dr. SriniVas R. Sadda named 2023-2024 ARVO President-elect   Los Angeles, CA, June 27, 2023 – SriniVas R. Sadda, MD, was recently named president-elect of...

Hot tips for protecting your Eyes: UV Safety Tips

Hot tips for protecting your eyes this summer: UV Safety Tips AUGUST With the sun shining brightly, Doheny Eye Institute is here to remind you of the importance of safeguarding your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. UV exposure can lead to serious eye...

Celebrate Children’s Eye and Safety Month!

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month AUGUST August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month and at Doheny Eye Institute, we believe that healthy eyes pave the way for endless possibilities and vibrant futures. Let’s dive into our top tips to...

InSight at a Glance | August 2023

    August 2023 Annual Doheny Planned Giving Luncheon   On June 6, several of our esteemed donors and guests gathered at Doheny Eye Institute for a special luncheon. This annual event offered our guests the opportunity to learn more about Doheny’s...

Trends may shift AMD treatment paradigm With Modern Retina

Modern Retina recently covered our conversation with Ophthalmology Times. There once were no treatment options for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the elderly, but there now are multiple therapies available for...

InSight at a Glance | September 2023

    September 2023 Doheny Closes out 75th Anniversary with Eyes on the Future Last month marked the end of our 75th year, closing out a remarkable time for Doheny Eye Institute – from our founding by Carrie Estelle Doheny in 1947 after she lost the sight in...

InSight at a Glance | October 2023

    October 2023         Dr. Barnes and Dr. Ferrington         Jeff Golberg, Doheny CEO Marissa Goldberg, and Jeremy Poincenot and his mother, Lissa Expressing our Gratitude at the Annual Donor Appreciation Event  It...

InSight at a Glance | November 2023

    November 2023 Doheny-UCLA Affiliation Marks 10th Anniversary This December we proudly celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Doheny Eye Institute and UCLA Stein Eye Institute affiliation, a fruitful partnership that continues to elevate groundbreaking...