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.

Elizabeth Derham, MD

Subspecialty: Cataract, Primary Eye Care

Areas of Interest

Corneal conditions such as dry eye, cornea swelling (including Fuch’s dystrophy) and cornea distortions from scarring or genetic conditions. In addition, she provides laser vision correction (LASIK, PRK), implantable contact lenses, and premium cataract surgery.

Biography

Dr. Derham is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cornea specialist. She pursued her undergraduate degree at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and received her medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Derham completed her residency in Ophthalmology at New York Medical College, where she served as chief resident. Subsequently, she completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease and Refractive Surgery at Corneal Associates of New Jersey.

Dr. Derham’s areas of interest include corneal conditions such as dry eye, cornea swelling (including Fuch’s dystrophy) and cornea distortions from scarring or genetic conditions. In addition, she provides laser vision correction (LASIK, PRK), implantable contact lenses, and premium cataract surgery.

Dr. Derham is also pleased to manage general ophthalmology cases, including those involving glaucoma and retina conditions.

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