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.

Ultrasound Corneal Pachymetry

Indications

Any condition where the corneal thickness may be abnormal such as keratoconus, post-refractive surgery ectasia and Fuchs dystrophy. Keratoconus and corneal ectasias are diagnoses that can cause progressive corneal thinning. Fuchs dystrophy can cause progressive corneal thickening.

Procedure

It is usually performed using ultrasound. It is a rapid, in-office procedure that requires topical anesthesia.