CITY CONDITIONS UPDATE: The Wills Eye Hospital building, staff, and patients have been safe during the protests in the City. We will continue to monitor the situation. Friday care will proceed as scheduled at 840 Walnut Street unless conditions change. Please contact your physician if you are unable to keep your appointment.

Vickie and Jack Farber Vision Research Center

The Vickie and Jack Farber Vision Research Center at Wills Eye

seeks to advance knowledge and enhance the quality of vision care.

The Department currently works with a multidisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians who are investigating the effectiveness of prevention strategies to improve access to eye care for people with diabetes. The Department is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, in collaborative efforts with Thomas Jefferson University, Temple University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Miami and University of Alabama at Birmingham. The Wills Eye Hospital Department of Research will continue to work on projects that improve education, research, clinical care, and public service for vision care issues.

Wills Eye Research Faculty and Staff