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.

Eye Emergency Department

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EMERGENCY
EYE CARE
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Types of Eye Problems Seen in the Emergency Room

- Eye Infections
- Cuts and lacerations to the eye
- Adverse reactions to contact lenses
- Sports-related eye injuries
- Eye pain and vision distubances caused by chemical exposure
- Foreign particles in the eye such as small pieces of wood, glass, or metal

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When to Go To the Eye Emergency Room

Seek emergency care if you believe your eyesight is in jeopardy, if you are in severe pain, or if you have any of the following symptoms:
- Sudden vision loss
- Pain in or around the eye
- Redness accompanied by pain in the eye
- New floaters (e.g., spots, strings, cobwebs)
- Bulging of the eye or swelling of eye tissue
- Flashes or streaks of light
- Double vision
- Sudden crossed, turned, or "wandering" eye
- Discharge, crusting, or excessive tearing
- Eyelids stuck together
- Sudden blurring of vision that persists

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Location,
Directions &
Parking

Wills Eye Emergency Department at Thomas Jefferson University
 
900 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(Enter on 9th Street through
Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences)

 
 
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Public Transit and Parking information

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Contact Us
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