Looking Forward: Advancements in Vision DEI is a world leader in basic and clinical vision research and advanced patient care. The President’s Corner: What’s New in 2015 Doheny Eye Institute welcomes a new President and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. SriniVas Sadda, who joined Doheny Eye Institute in 2002. DIRC Doheny Image Reading Center A research hub as well as a learning and resource center at DEI. DEI’s History, Mission & Impact Created by Mrs. Carrie Estelle Doheny in 1947, The Doheny Eye Institute was founded with authentic passion for finding cures to all disease that limits human sight. Donate Today! Your Generosity Matters When you give a gift to Doheny Eye Institute, you help to further the conservation, improvement and restoration of human eyesight.