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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.

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.

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).