Preserve Vision Florida publishes news and educational information on this blog.
Tampa International Airport’s CEO Joe Lopano was feted on Monday night as the Person of Vision by Preserve Vision Florida, which offers eye care to both children and adults.
Read the article in the Tampa Bay Business Journal and watch the video of Mr. Lopano’s speech.
Joseph W. Lopano
Get to know our 2017 Person of Vision! Read the Tampa Bay Times article about him, published February 3.
Preserve Vision Florida will honor Joseph W. Lopano as the 2017 Person of Vision at the Person of Vision Award Dinner on Monday, February 13 at the Tampa Airport Marriott.
Perhaps you have just learned that you or a loved one has age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD. If you are like many people, you probably do not know a lot about the condition or understand what is going on inside your eyes.
This page will give you a general overview of AMD. You will learn about the following:
- Risk factors and symptoms of AMD
- Treatment options
- Low vision services that help people make the most of their remaining eyesight
- Support groups and others who can help
The aim is to answer your questions and to help relieve some of the anxiety you may be feeling.
What is AMD?
AMD is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older. It causes damage to the macula, a small spot near the center of the retina and the part of the eye needed for sharp, central vision, which lets us see objects that are straight ahead.