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Newsletter Wills Eye – Full Member of the WAEH

2023-09-20 20:07:47

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Eye Level – Winter 2023

Welcome to the Winter 2023 edition of Eye Level! We hope you enjoy reading about all of the wonderful people and meaningful stories that are coming out of Wills Eye Hospital. 

Your generosity is enabling Wills Eye to continue our important work of providing superior clinical care, innovative research, and top-notch education to the next generation of ophthalmologists. Thank you for your continued support! 

With gratitude, 

Suzanne E. Beers, MS, CAP®

Chief Development Officer


Cover Story

Farber Research Center Explores Big Data. READ ABOUT OUR RESEARCH TEAM HERE.

From Our Leaders

We never lose sight of the hospital’s nearly 200-year mission: to care for those in need and improve the quality of life in the Philadelphia community and beyond. READ THE MESSAGE FROM OUR OPTHALMOLOGIST-IN-CHIEF AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER HERE.

“Wills Eye Saved My Vision”

Kristy was experiencing the debilitating impact of diabetic retinopathy, the most common cause of blindness in working-age Americans. READ KRISTY’S STORY HERE.

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