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.

Age Related Cataracts

Many cataracts take years to develop to the point where vision is seriously affected. Most occur as a result of the normal aging process. The types of age-related cataracts are usually described by their location in the lens. They are: nuclear cataracts, cortical cataracts and subcapsular cataracts.

Nuclear cataracts occur in the center of the lens and may induce other eye problems, such as myopia. A cortical cataract, which tends to occur more in persons with diabetes, begins at the outer portion of the lens, then slowly moves inward. Subcapsular cataracts develops under the capsule, often at the back of the lens. This type of cataract also occurs more in persons with diabetes, but it is also found in persons with high myopia, adults with retinitis pigmentosa and in people who take steroids.

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