See better. Live better.

Dr. Gannon

Dr. Marc Gannon OD, FAAO

  • Founder and Chief Physician Low Vision Institute
  • Developer of the RenewView™ Low Vision Program
  • Founder of the American Foundation for Visual Rehabilitation

Dr. Gannon is an internationally recognized leader in the field of low vision. He has dedicated his life and his practice to helping those challenged by its affects. He is a passionate and frequent speaker on the topic.

Dr. Gannon was raised in Shaker Hts. Ohio, attended Miami University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Illinois College of Optometry. He then served as an optometrist in the US Navy.

He lives in Pompano Beach, Florida. And, on the rare occasion when he is not in his office, can be found enjoying his family, sailing, or kayaking.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Optometry, Fellow, Diplomat Candidate in Low Vision
  • Against All Odds, Director
  • American, Broward County, Florida, Optometric Associations
  • American Foundation for the Blind
  • American Foundation for Visual Rehabilitation, Director
  • Armed Forces Optometric Society
  • Beta Sigma Kappa National Honor Fraternity
  • Florida Council of Citizens with Low Vision
  • Florida State Division of Blind Services
  • Florida State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Foundation For Fighting Blindness
  • International Academy of Low Vision Specialists, Diplomat
  • International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation
  • Low Vision Rehabilitation section of the American Optometric Association
  • Low Vision Committee, Florida Optometric Association (Past Chair)
  • Low Vision Consultant to the Broward County Board of Education, Exceptional Student Program
  • Low Vision Council
  • Low Vision Gateway
  • Low Vision Panel Member-Division of Blind Services, State of Florida
  • Low Vision Provider Florida State Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Macular Degeneration International
  • Macular Degeneration Partnership
  • National Council on Sports Vision
  • National Eye Research Foundation
  • ReNewView Director
  • Talking Books, Broward Public Library
  • Tomb and Key National Honor Society

Civil/Community Affiliations

  • Boy Scouts of America, (Eagle Scout) – past Executive Lighthouse District
  • Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
  • Fraternal Order of police, Pompano Beach
  • Kiwanis Club of Pompano Beach, FL – Past President
  • Lions Club of Pompano Beach
  • Pompano Beach Business Forum – Past President
  • Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Pompano Beach Historical Society
  • The Able Trust

Military Service

National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda
Naval Operations Base, Norfolk
Regional Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth
Attached to the office of the Flight Surgeon, Aircraft carrier Eisenhower