Eye Emergency Department

If this is a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

As the region’s only emergency eye care center, the Wills Eye Emergency Department provides state-of-the-art emergency eye care at our Center City location. Eye emergencies range from infections to trauma and, if untreated, can lead to visual loss or other health problems. We have expert eye doctors in all specialties at all times to manage eye emergencies.

Hours of Operation

This world-renowned facility is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It is staffed by physicians, nurses, technicians and ancillary staff specially trained in eye emergency medicine.


Wills Eye Emergency Department
900 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(Entrance is on 9th Street through Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences)

Telephone: (215) 503-8080
Fax: (215) 503-8088

Physician-only Patient Referral: 1-800-JEFF-121 or (215) 955-1515

Wills Eye Emergency Department map and directions.