Buckhorn toasted — and roasted — as Person of Vision

Bob Buckhorn

(Tampa Bay Business Journal) January 14, 2016 — Dignitaries, business leaders and former mayors toasted — and roasted — Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn at a reception Wednesday night as he received the Person of Vision Award from Prevent Blindness Florida (now Preserve Vision Florida). Read the Tampa Bay Business Journal‘s complete article.   See the original announcement.

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Study Projects Increase in Glaucoma

Prevent Blindness Study Projects Large Increase in Number of Glaucoma Cases, Significant Impact in Hispanic and Black Populations by 2050 (Dec. 22, 2015) – Today, nearly 3 million people ages 40 and older have glaucoma, according to the Prevent Blindness “Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems” report. As the population ages, the number is projected to grow steadily, increasing nearly 50 percent to 4.3 million by 2032 and by more than 90 percent to 5.5 million by 2050. Glaucoma is an eye disease that currently has no cure. It causes loss of sight by damaging…

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