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.

Wills Eye Emergency Room

Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

If this is a Medical Emergency, Call 911 Immediately.

Seek emergency care if you believe your eyesight is in jeopardy, if you are in severe pain, or if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Sudden vision loss
  • Pain in or around the eye redness accompanied by pain in the eye
  • Halos (colored circles around lights)
  • New floaters (spots, strings, cobwebs, or shadows before the eyes)
  • Bulging of the eye or swelling of eye tissues
  • Flashes or streaks of light
  • Double vision
  • Sudden crossed, turned or "wandering" eye
  • discharge, crusting or excessive tearing
  • Eyelids stuck together, especially upon awakening
  • Sudden blurring of vision that persists


Telephone: (215) 503-8080
Fax: (215) 503-8088

Physician-only Patient Referral:
1-855-WILLS4U (1-855-945-5748)


Wills Eye Emergency Department
900 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(Entrance is on 9th Street through Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences)

Wills Eye Emergency Department map and directions.