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.

Tiny eye device could make big difference for millions with blinding disease

Regillo Ladder Study
Wills Eye Hospital retinal surgeon Carl D. Regillo (lower left) operates on Melinda Roth's eye to implant a rice-grain-sized device. This device emits Lucentis as a treatment for Macular Degeneration. - Jessica Griffin/Staff Photographer

Melinda Roth feels fortunate. The vision in her left eye went from “a big black blotchy circle” to nearly normal thanks to a drug that stopped the growth of abnormal blood vessels. This is a new treatment for Macular Degeneration by Carl Regillo, MD, Director of the Wills Eye Hospital Retina Service. Click Here to Read more at Philly.com