Screening: Why Bother? By looking into the eyes with the high-tech equipment Doheny uses, we can see brain tissue (the retina) and blood vessels, and really, it is like looking through a window into the body. Doheny Eye Institute is proud to present the first episode of our new podcast network featuring Dr. Alex A. Huang, MD, PhD Update Newsletter: Fall 2015 Our latest Update is now available for viewing here. 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. DIRC Doheny Image Reading Center A research hub as well as a learning and resource center at DEI.