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Eyes and Vision

Nerve graft restores eye sensation and prevents vision loss

Nerve damage in a person’s cornea can lead to vision loss. Jeremy Bartley, M.D., discusses how a new nerve grafting procedure can restore sensation and save a person’s vision.

Cancer; Men's Health

TULSA treats prostate cancer with no incisions, surgery, or radiation

Men with localized, low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer are seeking TULSA: an outpatient, alternative to surgery or active surveillance: no incisions, surgery, or radiation required. Learn more.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Landmark cystic fibrosis clinical trial gives patients hope for healthy pregnancies

TRIKAFTA may give patients with cystic fibrosis hope for healthy pregnancies. Learn about the landmark clinical trial to analyze its safety from pregnancy through two years after delivery.

Women's Health

Vocal cord dysfunction can trigger extreme breathing problems while exercising

Vocal cord dysfunction causes symptoms that are often mistaken for exercised-induced asthma. Lesley Childs, M.D., discusses how speech therapy can help control this overwhelming – but not life-threatening – condition.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Fetal hiccups won’t harm your baby – they’re totally normal!

Many articles about fetal hiccups end with a cautionary tale, but the science says fetal hiccups are likely nothing to worry about. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., discusses why in the Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

Heart; Transplant

A fourth chance at life: Susan's remarkable heart transplant story

Before her 50th birthday, heart transplant recipient Susan Liang has survived more than her fair share of challenges. Read her remarkable story of how UT Southwestern gave her a "fourth chance at life."

Discovery

Nonsurgical valve treatment provides relief for patients with severe emphysema

Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction is a nonsurgical procedure that that can help patients with severe emphysema breathe easier. UT Southwestern's Dr. Muhhaned Abu-Hijleh helped develop the one-way valves and procedure that earned breakthrough device approval from the FDA in 2018.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

AR in the OR: First augmented reality shoulder replacement surgery in Texas

In April, orthopaedic surgeon Michael Khazzam, M.D., performed the first augmented reality shoulder replacement surgery in Texas. Explore how the technology works and what patients can expect from this innovative approach.

Eyes and Vision

4 conditions with signs and symptoms that arise in the eyes

Exams of the retina can give patients an inside look at their visual and overall health – before more noticeable symptoms arise.

Pediatrics; Your Pregnancy Matters

Why follow-up care is crucial when a newborn fails ABR hearing screening

UT Southwestern and Parkland Health use ABR hearing screenings for all newborns. OAE screening is acceptable for newborns in the well-baby nursery.