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.

Research Publications

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*A Wills Eye affiliation search function was used in PubMed to populate the list below.  Any manuscripts published in May 2021 under a different affiliation and/or not present on PubMed were not included in this list.)

Choi EY, Wong RCS, Thein T, Pasquale LR, Shen LQ, Wang M, Li D, Jin Q, Wang H, Baniasadi N, Boland MV, Yousefi S, Wellik SR, De Moraes CG, Myers JS, Bex PJ, Elze T. The Effect of Ametropia on Glaucomatous Visual Field Loss. J Clin Med. 2021 Jun 25;10(13):2796. doi: 10.3390/jcm10132796. PMID: 34202033.

Saeedi O, Boland MV, D'Acunto L, Swamy R, Hegde V, Gupta S, Venjara A, Tsai J, Myers JS, Wellik SR, DeMoraes G, Pasquale LR, Shen LQ, Li Y, Elze T. Development and Comparison of Machine Learning Algorithms to Determine Visual Field Progression. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2021 Jun 1;10(7):27. doi: 10.1167/tvst.10.7.27. PMID: 34157101; PMCID: PMC8237084.



Pimentel SLG, Conci LS, Lima LH, Balaratnasingam C, Yannuzzi LA, Shields CL. Macular edema in a peculiar case of pigmentary maculopathy. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2021 Jun 23. doi: 10.1097/ICB.0000000000001146. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34171897.

Shields JA, Dockery PW, Shields CL. Swiss Cheese-Appearing Cavitary Ciliochoroidal Melanoma. Ophthalmol Retina. 2021 Jun;5(6):592. doi: 10.1016/j.oret.2021.02.016. PMID: 34099226.



Ferraz Sallum JM, Rezende Filho FM, Pedroso JL, Goldbaum M, Póvoas Barsottini OG, Lima LH, Balaratnasingam C, Pulido JS, Cunha de Souza E. Asymptomatic retinal nerve fiber layer thickening in a patient with ataxia. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2021 Jun 23. doi: 10.1097/ICB.0000000000001171. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34171901.

Hinkle JW, Hsu J. The Relationship Between Stopper Position and Injection Volume in Ranibizumab and Aflibercept Prefilled Syringes. Retina. 2021 Jun 7. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000003232. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34111885.

Jeng-Miller KW, Alkharashi M, Fulton A, Yonekawa Y. Fundus Pigmentary Whorls in a Patient With Mosaicism for Tetrasomy 3q. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2021 Jun 17. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2021.1954. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34137803.

Mahmoudzadeh R, Salabati M, Hsu J, Khan MA. Agreement of optical coherence tomography thickness measurements between Heidelberg Eye Explorer and ImageJ software. Can J Ophthalmol. 2021 Jun 27:S0008-4182(21)00207-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2021.05.018. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34192521.

Moreira-Neto CA, Moreira CA Jr, Nobrega MJ, Lima LH, Balaratnasingam C, Pulido JS, Souza EC. An asymptomatic child with a juxtapapillary lesion: diagnostic conundrum. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2021 Jun 23. doi: 10.1097/ICB.0000000000001150. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34171900.

Pereira FB, Dutra Oliveira HS, Lima VC, Lima LH, Balaratnasingam C, Pulido JS, Cunha de Souza E. Retinal hemorrhages in a patient with acute ataxia. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2021 Jun 23. doi: 10.1097/ICB.0000000000001149. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34171899.

Salabati M, Mahmoudzadeh R, Wong JC, Patel D, Patel SN, Obeid A, Sivalingam A, Vander JF, Garg SJ, Ho AC, Regillo CD, Hsu J. Outcomes of eyes with retinal vein occlusion that are lost to follow-up after antivascular endothelial growth factor therapy. Br J Ophthalmol. 2021 Jun 28:bjophthalmol-2021-319180. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2021-319180. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34183325.

Soares RR, Stem MS, Yonekawa Y. Exudative Retinal Telangiectasia Associated With Leri-Weill Dyschondrosteosis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2021 Jun 24. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2021.1856. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34165495. MR, Lee C, Arias D, Mahmoudzadeh R, Salabati M, Kuriyan AE, Regillo CD, Hsu J, Yonekawa Y, Gupta OP. Full-thickness macular holes after surgical repair of primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachments: incidence, clinical characteristics, and outcomes. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2021 Jun 21. doi: 10.1007/s00417-021-05282-1. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34151384.

Starr MR, Huang D, Israilevich R, Ammar M, Patel LG, Gupta O, Fineman M, Hsu J, Kaiser R, Kuriyan AE, Mehta S, Park C, Spirn M, Martin S, Chatterjee A, Lee D, Pro M, Moster MR, Garg S, Yonekawa Y. Endophthalmitis following minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. Ophthalmology. 2021 Jun 5:S0161-6420(21)00414-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2021.06.004. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34102231.