Richard Gonzmart, Andrea Gonzmart Williams Honored as 2024 Persons of Vision

A Gala Reception & Dinner was held February 5, 2024 at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre, 4121 N 50th St, Tampa, FL 33610. Reception at 6 p.m. Dinner and awards at 7 p.m.  Preserve Vision Florida has selected Richard Gonzmart and Andrea Gonzmart Williams, above, as its 2024 Persons of Vision in recognition of their visionary leadership in Tampa Bay’s history and its future. The 45th Annual Person of Vision Award Gala was Monday, February 5 at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre in Tampa. Richard Gonzmart and daughter Andrea Gonzmart Williams are the fourth- and fifth-generation caretakers of the 1905 Family Of Restaurants, a…

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February Focus: AMD/Low Vision

February is AMD/Low Vision Month.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision impairment in older Americans. Researchers estimate that 20 million people in the U.S. have age-related macular degeneration and, of those, 1.5 million have a severe form of the disease (American Medical Association, January 2024).

Preserve Vision Florida offers a comprehensive guide for people who are at risk for AMD or already are living with AMD. Read it to learn what AMD is, who is at risk, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.

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