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.

Corneal Scraping for Corneal Ulcers


Suspicion for an infectious corneal ulcer, most commonly in eyes with a history of contact lens wear, trauma or prior corneal surgery or disease. The results of these tests are often helpful in selecting and modifying the medications to best treat the infection.


Multiple samples are obtained from the area of suspected infection and sent directly to the microbiology lab and pathology lab, when indicated. It is an in-office procedure that requires topical anesthesia.