TRAFFIC ADVISORY:

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.

Conjunctival Lymphoma

Conjunctival lymphoma is a form of cancer but it is usually quite low grade and patients tend to do well with a slow course. Lymphoma is a cancer of the cells that fight infection (B- and T-cells) and can occur anywhere in the body. On the eye, conjunctival lymphoma appears as a painless pink tumor hidden up under the eyelids. In most cases, the patient does not have any other lymphoma in the body, but in about 20% another site is eventually found. 

Depending on the size of the tumor, treatment can include complete excision, cryotherapy, injection of chemotherapy medicines, radiation, or treatment by intravenous chemotherapy. Sometimes patients take a special antibiotic to prevent long-term involvement elsewhere in the body.

 

Conjunctival Lymphoma Photos

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