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.

Ultrasonography

Ultrasonography is a diagnostic imaging procedure that uses sound waves to capture images of the inside and back of the eye. It is often used in patients with dense cataracts, severe bleeding in the eye or clouding of the vitreous gel which prevents your doctor from adequately seeing into the eye. This procedure can also help detect retinal detachments and tumors in the back of the eye when they cannot normally be viewed. The results of ultrasonography can be used to plan a course of treatment and prevent permanent vision loss from these serious conditions.

This exam uses the same technology as any other type of ultrasound procedure, including an obstetrical ultrasound used to examine a baby still in the womb. During the procedure, sound waves are beamed into the eye and reflected back to produce an image that your doctor can use to evaluate the state of the retina and other ocular structures. No anesthesia is needed for this procedure, and it can be performed easily in your doctor’s office. Ultrasonography is painless, non-invasive, safe for all patients and does not involve any exposure to radiation.

Ultrasonography Photos