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Bradford and Bryan Manning suffer from a disease that has gradually caused them to lose their vision, but that hasn’t stopped them from starting a company to change the way they see the world. Visit Foundation Fighting Blindness at blindness.org for more on the fight to cure blindness.

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The Center for Retina and Macular Disease has been serving Central Florida since 1991, providing expert, compassionate treatment for disorders and diseases of the retina.  We also specialize in comprehensive low vision care and participate in numerous clinical trials.   Our six highly-skilled physicians are dedicated to the highest standard of care and have been nationally recognized for patient care, education and research.

Diabetic retinopathy is primarily the result of diabetes damaging the normal blood vessels in the retina. It is the most common cause of visual impairment in the United States.


By John Keet [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The vitreous body is the clear gel that fills the space between the lens and the retina of the eye. A vitrectomy is a surgery to remove some or all of the vitreous body to…


When we are born, vitreous gel fills the eye. As part of the normal aging process, the gel begins to shrink and starts to separate from the surface of the retina.


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