Providing the Gold Standard of Eye Care for Over 30 Years
For almost three decades, Center For Sight has been committed to providing the highest standard of comprehensive eye care to the community of Punta Gorda. Our state of the art facility, our diagnostic technologies, our specialized team of experts, and our competitive prices make Center For Sight simply the best choice in eye care.
See Better, Live Better
You Are More Than Just a Patient
At Center For Sight, we know that every patient is unique. That’s why we take the time to get to know you: your lifestyle, your expectations, and your eye care goals, so our diagnostic and treatment options can be tailor-made to you. We are with you every step of the way – from your initial visit to ongoing care, we foster a relationship built on trust, mutual respect, and the ultimate goal of healthy vision and wellness.
Redefining Eye Care
At Center For Sight – Punta Gorda, we take a Lifestyle Medicine approach to eye health. In fact, we have the only board-certified optometrist in Lifestyle Medicine in the United States on our team. Our commitment to preventive medicine means we care about more than just your eyes – we take the time to understand your overall health and wellness, and how it affects and influences your ocular health and vision.
This Is Our Community
We believe that when you invest in your community, your community invests in you. Our optometrists and staff live in Punta Gorda and the surrounding area, and care deeply about the larger community and its residents. Ensuring the valued people of our community are provided the best care possible means everything to us, which is why we work tirelessly to go above and beyond your expectations.
Center For Sight in Punta Gorda – A Timeline
1991 – Our Humble Beginnings
Dr. Todd Lang first opened his doors in September of 1991. We were a modest, yet enthusiastic team in a small, 4-room office located on Mary Street, and owned by the Punta Gorda Medical Center Hospital.
1996 – Our Growth
After 5 years of experiences and growth, we relocated to our current location at 314 Tamiami Trail, making Center For Sight in Punta Gorda one of the most established eye care centers in Punta Gorda.
Today – Our Success Is Because of You
Center For Sight in Punta Gorda is thriving and it is wholly due to our wonderful community, its residents, our valued patients, our welcoming staff, and our amazing team of eye care professionals. We thank everyone for their loyalty and feel privileged to continue to serve the Punta Gorda area.
Meet Our Doctors
Our dedicated optometrists and staff are committed to top quality vision care services, in a warm and welcoming environment.
Dr. Todd Lang, OD, DipACLM, DipABO, Optometric Physician
Dr. Lang has more than 30 years of clinical practice experience and has been serving the Punta Gorda area since 1991.
Dr. Lang is currently the only optometrist board-certified in Lifestyle Medicine in the United States. He is proficient in treating and managing eye diseases (such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy), eye trauma, infections, injuries, emergency care, and more.
Dr. Lang is also LASIK-certified in co-management, a Board Certified Optometric Physician, a Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry, a Diplomat of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine, a Member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and a Member of the American Optometric Association.
Voted “Best Optometrist – Eye Doctor” for eight out of 10 years by the Charlotte Sun Readers Choice Awards, Dr. Lang’s commitment to top-quality eye care and building respectful relationships with his patients is the foundation of everything he does.
Jennifer is our Office Manager and has been a dedicated team member with Bayside Eye Center since September of 2014.
She is certified in Office Management, Optometric coding and Diopsys, a modern visual electrophysiology medical device that help eye care professionals analyze the entire visual pathway for visual and neuro-visual disorder. She has been in the medical field for over 22 years.
She was born in Wautoma, Wisconsin, and moved to Florida in August of 2014. She lives in Punta Gorda with her husband Travis and their two dogs. She has two children, Brett and Jordan and 2 grandchildren.
Jennifer loves going to the beach and fun adventures with her husband.
Amanda Newland is a Licensed Optician at our Punta Gorda location. She started her optical career in 2011 as an optometric technician learning all aspects of retail optical including edging lenses. She graduated in 2014 with an Associate’s Degree in Opticianry from Hillsborough Community College.
She chose Opticianry after working in a number of health care fields, deciding that a career in optics was both a healthy challenge and very rewarding. Her favorite tasks are repairing glasses and dispensing glasses to first time wearers, especially children.
Amanda lives in Venice with her husband Justin, and their son Caleb. They also have a small zoo of rescued pets, currently including two cats and two dogs. When she’s not at Disney with her family, she enjoys, jogging, reading, and watching Star Wars with her son.
Amber has been in the medical field for 8 years. She was born in Aiken, South Carolina and moved to Port Charlotte, Florida at the age of eleven. Amber has been married to her husband for eleven years and has a beautiful two-year-old son named Carden. She loves reading and spending time with her family.
Emily is a Patient Care Representative and has been working in the medical field for 8 years. She joined Center For Sight in early 2020.
Emily was born and raised in the country on a small farm just outside of Antigo, Wisconsin. She moved to Florida four years ago for the warmth and to walk the beach. She loves spending time with her husband Dennis and their four sons, seven grandchildren and one great grandson. In her free time, Emily loves crafting and painting and making homemade cards.