Wills Eye Institute

Dr. Christopher Rapuano, Chief of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.  (credit: Wills Eye Hospital)

Wearing Contacts While Swimming Poses Health Danger To Your Eyes, Local Doctor Warns

Swimming or even showering in your contacts is a bad idea, according to Dr. Christopher Rapuano, Chief of the Cornea Service at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.


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Local Expert Says July 4th Period Can Be Dangerous For Your Eyes

Take care this holiday weekend to avoid serious eye issues.


(Dr. Christopher Brady of Wills Eye Institute, in Philadelphia.   Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Our Eyes Need Special Care in Summertime, Wills Eye Expert Warns

Dr. Christopher Brady says eyes are subjected to many more hazards in the summertime.


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Study Suggests Tweaking Supplements Taken To Fight Blindness

A recent study shows that people taking supplements to fight age-related macular degeneration may want to make a few changes to the mix.


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Free Eye Exams For Children In Philadelphia Saturday

Public Citizens for Children and Youth and Eagles Youth Partnership have teamed up with Wills Eye Institute for Give Kids Sight Day on Saturday.



Eye Doctors Say Leave Fireworks To The Professionals

Tom Eldershaw, 20, of Jackson, New Jersey knows first hand how violent fireworks can be. Last year, he was setting off fireworks at a neighborhood celebration when he was seriously hurt.



Officers Injured Pursuing Suspect In Northeast Philadelphia

A suspected shoplifter is in custody and two police officers are recovering from injuries after a chase in a popular shopping area in Northeast Philadelphia.


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Wills Eye Hosts Annual Give Kids Sight Day

Some children got free eye exams and free glasses at Wills Eye Institute.


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‘Give Kids Sight Day’ Offers Kids Free Checkups And Glasses

Parents whose Philadelphia school children need glasses can get them a free checkup, and up to two pairs of glasses this Saturday, at a Wills Eye Institute sponsored, “Give Kids Sight Day.”



Local Hospital Has An Eye On Art

The eighth floor of Wills Eye Institute in center city has been turned into an art gallery for an exhibition of work by the blind and visually impaired.