Dr. Brad Laudicina is a native of Bradenton and began working for Eye Center, Inc. at the age of 15 where he quickly found his passion for the field of optometry. Upon graduating from Manatee High School, he attended Florida State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He continued his education at Nova Southeastern University receiving a second Bachelor of Science in Vision Sciences and his Doctorate of Optometry, while earning honors in his primary care and retina care rotations. Dr. Laudicina practices the full-scope of optometry, specializing in the treatment of ocular diseases including glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eyes, diabetic care, in addition to other ocular diseases as well as the fitting of many different kinds of contact lenses and glasses. Dr. Laudicina is a member of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce and the Manatee Optometric Association and is always looking to get involved with the community. He currently serves on the board of We Care Manatee, an organization committed to arranging free, comprehensive healthcare for eligible uninsured Manatee County residents. He also serves on the board for Realize Bradenton, a nonprofit organization that promotes the redevelopment and economic growth of downtown Bradenton. As a loyal FSU graduate he is also active in the local Manatee County Seminole Club, a club dedicated to raising money for scholarships for local students to attend Florida State University.