About the Doctor / Founder of Visionary Eye Institute
Ehsan Sadri, M.D. FACS is CEO and Founder of Visionary Eye Institute with locations to serve patients in Newport Beach, Santa Ana, Orange and more locations to come. He is also General Partner, and co-founder of Visionary Ventures Fund (Visionaryvc.com).
Ehsan Sadri, M.D., FACS, FAAO is board-certified, fellowship-trained in treating LASIK, cataract and glaucoma surgeries. He is trained in the most progressive ocular surgical techniques including cataract surgery, phakic intraocular lenses, LASIK, PRK, refractive lensectomy, and AK. Dr. Ehsan Sadri has performed thousands of eye surgeries utilizing advanced techniques for treatment of myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism.
Dr. Ehsan Sadri is well regarded as a thought leader and an active speaker at many Ophthalmology conferences where he teaches other eye surgeons the latest techniques for vision correction and preservation.
Dr. Sadri received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and Spanish from the University of California, Davis. He obtained his medical education at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. There he completed a prestigious Fight for Sight fellowship in retina and glaucoma research at the highly esteemed Kellogg Eye Center. He completed his internship at the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center affiliated with UC Irvine. Dr. Sadri completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland in Baltimore and his glaucoma and cataract fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Sadri’s research has been presented at national ophthalmologic meetings and published medical journals. He has performed numerous clinical trials involving new medications for glaucoma and innovative laser treatments.
His specialties include: Premium IOL and complex cataract surgeries; glaucoma, shunt and Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgeries (MIGS), and Oculoplastics.
Dr. Sadri is fluent in Spanish and Farsi.
"I feel that every patient's needs are vital and I give personal attention to all of my patients. I'm looking forward to meeting with you personally to discuss your eye care needs."
- Dr. Sadri
Visionary Eye institute is a boutique based private practice set in the heart of Newport Beach located right across the prestigious and well-established Hoag Hospital.
It is our commitment to provide you the most advanced and cutting-edge technology, to ensure your highest quality visual outcomes and ocular health management. The staff at Visionary Eye Institute is available to provide clear answers on laser, advance lens implant and cataract procedures that can reduce your dependence on corrective lenses.
Visionary Eye Institute is founded by Dr. Ehsan Sadri, M.D., F.A.C.S.
After 15 years of practicing within a large ophthalmic corporation, Dr. Sadri decided it was time for him to move towards a more advanced patient centric setting in which he would provide faster, superior and compassionate service for his patients.
At Visionary Eye Institute, our goal is to provide concierge-based service. We pride ourselves in answering phone calls and scheduling patients with minimal wait time. Our patients are greeted kindly and warmly by our incredible staff who were chosen because of their welcoming personalities; as well as being exceptional at their specific crafts. We provide Nespresso Coffee, variety of our favorite teas, water bottles and snacks as our way of welcoming our dear patients. Besides Dr. Sadri’s expertise as a surgeon, he is well known in the community for his warm bed side manner and caring personality.
Dr. Sadri and the staff at Visionary Eye Institute are dedicated to providing the most exceptional patient experience.
TINA SADRI M.A , LMFT
Tina is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, blogger, and award-winning author and married to Dr Sadri. She was most recently appointed as the Visionary Eye Institute Chief Experience and Marketing Officer.
She is a compassionate therapist with the education and training background for treating a variety of psychological and social stressors. Her work experience and training include working for a non-profit agency that gave her vast experience in dealing with divorce, co-parenting and court-ordered reunification cases. She then went on to work at a private practice under the supervision of Bernard Schwartz treating a variety of cases with individual, couples and families furthering her training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Soon after completing her clinical training she started her own private practice called “Newport Mental Wellness” in which she continued to treat patients with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, couple’s facing divorce, adolescent- related issues and postpartum issues.
She is the author of the book #Obsession; freeing yourself of social media disorder which is available on Amazon.
Tina and Dr. Sadri are the proud parents of two beautiful girls, Sofia (8) and Siena (3). Tina enjoys traveling with her family in her spare time. She is a fitness enthusiast and exercises daily. She also runs a Blog in which she attaches inspirational and self-development quotes with fashionable photos.
DR. PARISA JALALAT, O.D.
Dr. Parisa Jalalat is a California board-certified optometrist with therapeutic and glaucoma certifications. She has a passion for providing top quality, innovative eye care and a personalized patient experience. She is experienced in performing comprehensive eye exams, treating ocular diseases, dry eye, co-managing ocular surgeries, and prescribing glasses. In addition, she is a subinvestigator for clinical trials conducted at the institute.
Dr. Jalalat grew up in Houston, Texas and completed her undergraduate training at the University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and minor in Biology. She then moved to south Florida where she received her Bachelors of Science in Vision Science and Doctorate of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University- College of Optometry (NSUCO) in 2017. Dr. Jalalat completed her externship training at Walter Reed Military Hospital in Bethesda, MD, and Eye Centers of South Florida in North Miami Beach, Fl. After graduation, she moved to California and gained experience working at a multi-specialty ophthalmology practice in LA/OC, and at an optometry private practice in LA. Dr. Jalalat has worked closely with Dr. Sadri for a number of years co-managing patient care.
Dr. Jalalat enjoys giving back to the community and has performed optometry mission work in underserved populations in the Dominican Republic. Her personal interests include yoga, traveling, hiking, biking, roller skating along the beach boardwalk, photography and spending time with her family and dog.
Dr. Jalalat is fluent in English, conversational Farsi (Persian), and basic conversational/ clinical Spanish.
ASHLEY LOPEZ, REFRACTIVE SURGICAL COORDINATOR
Ashley Lopez is a Refractive Surgical Coordinator at Visionary Eye Institute, who coordinates various surgical procedures for top eye physician and surgeon Dr. Ehsan Sadri. Ashley enjoys building relationships with patients and taking time to educate patients on their surgical options. This extra care and attention help guide patients to discover the surgical treatment plan that best suits their visual and lifestyle needs. Ashley has worked in the eyecare industry for over 10 years and has over 12 years leadership and customer service experience. Previous work experience includes working as a licensed ABO Certified optician at a busy family owned private optometry practice, as well as the well-known franchise LensCrafters. Ashley holds a BA in Business Management from California State University, San Bernardino and is fluent in Spanish. Outside of the office, Ashley enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with friends and family (especially with her new baby nephew).
CONNIE KINNEY, FRONT OFFICE COORDINATOR AND REFRACTIVE LIAISON
Connie Kinney is a Front Office Coordinator and Refractive Liaison of Visionary Eye Institute. Her duties include managing the daily operations of the Front Office and Physician/ Optometry outreach. She has 26 years of experience in Ophthalmology and patient relations. Connie has worked in many areas of the Eyecare industry, and held the following positions: Office Manager, Account Executive, Physician Liaison and Marketing. Education includes Valdosta State University, Cerritos College, Certified Front and Back Office Medical Assistant. Connie enjoys walking on the Beach, boating and traveling with her husband.