President Trump is scheduled to be in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at The National Constitution Center (NCC) in the Independence Mall area. Increased police presence is anticipated in Center City throughout Tuesday afternoon and evening. Please allow extra time if you are going to Wills Eye. Please be advised of area street closures to vehicles beginning at 1:00PM on Tuesday 9/15. Pedestrian access will also be limited in the area. This is subject to change and area restrictions, which could widen, will be lifted once the President departs the NCC. There are also demonstrations planned for Tuesday 9/15 around Independence Mall as well as City Avenue.

Centers for Advanced Cataract Surgery

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Centers for
Cataract surgery

Restoring or improving sight through cataract surgery
can make a significant difference in people's lives.

About Cataracts

About Cataracts

Nearly everyone will develop cataracts at some point. Typically, a cataract needs to be removed only when vision loss interferes with your everyday activities, such as driving or watching TV.

What is a CAtaract?

Cataract is the term used to describe a clouding of the natural lens of the eye.

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At middle age, many people begin to notice difficulty with their reading vision.

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Researchers suspect that there are several causes of cataract, such as diabetes.

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Symptoms of early cataract may be improved, e..g, new eyeglasses. Otherwise, surgery is the only effective treatment.

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Types of

There are two types of cataract surgery. Your doctor can explain the differences and help determine which is better for you.

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Risks of

Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most common surgeries performed today and is most often done as an outpatient procedure.

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Cataracts Explained
(Courtesy of National Eye Institute)

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Why Choose Wills Eye?

Wills Eye Hospital is a global leader in the treatment of eye disease. Our talented and skilled physicians and staff are dedicated to improving and preserving sight, and our clinical expertise, state-of-the-art diagnostic testing, and advanced surgical capabilities make us a worldwide referral center for handling complex vision problems.

Here's why more than 350,000 patients a year trust Wills for their eye care:

Experience. Wills has expertise in every ophthalmic specialty and offers a full range of primary and subspecialty services including cataract, cornea, emergency care, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, ocular oncology, pathology, pediatric ophthalmology and ocular genetics, refractive surgery and retina. Founded in 1832, Wills is the oldest eye hospital in the United States.

Top-Ranked. Wills ranks consistently as one of the nation's top eye care centers in the U.S. News and World Report's "Best Hospitals" survey, and are currently rated #2 in the country. Our ophthalmologists have achieved "Top Docs" status in numerous ranking surveys, including Castle Connolly Ltd., in which more Wills Eye doctors are listed than any other hospital in America.

Patient Care. At Wills Eye, our physicians are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease and disorders with the goal of improving the quality of life of our patients. Our motto - skill with compassion - is central to every aspect of patient care. We are the combination of many extraordinary acts of determination, and It is our patients who ultimately demand and deserve the best in leadership and innovation.


Our Locations

Wills Eye Cataract Specialists perform surgery at Wills Eye Hospital as well as at locations throughout the Philadelphia region.

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Wills Eye Hospital
840 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

PHONE: 215-928-3000

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Stadium Campus
3340 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145

PHONE: 215-463-1900

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Bucks County
401 North York Road
Warminster, PA 18974


PHONE: 215-443-3022

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Cherry Hill
408 Route 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

PHONE: 856-354-1600

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Plymouth Meeting
625 Ridge Pike
Conshohocken, PA 19428

PHONE: 610-834-9700

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Northeast Philadelphia
8025 Roosevelt Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19152

PHONE: 215-423-5154


To make an appointment with a Wills Eye cataract specialist

call 1-877-737-6199 or visit for more information