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Men's Health

How low testosterone treatment can help – and harm – a man's sex drive and fertility

Not all low-testosterone treatments are created equal – and some are downright harmful. Men's health expert Tolulope Bakare, M.D., discusses the risks of low-T supplements in this week's MedBlog.

Discovery; Heart

'One of the luckiest guys': Charlie's abdominal aortic aneurysm repair – without open surgery

UT Southwestern is one of few U.S. medical centers that can treat abdominal aortic aneurysms with custom stent devices through FEVAR, a minimally invasive procedure. See how the procedure – and technology designed by our surgeons – spared a UT Dallas professor from open surgery.

Aging; Plastic Surgery

Eye-catching options to rejuvenate your eyelids

Between masking and Zoom calls, more patients are flagging concerns about the appearance of puffy, sagging, or hooded eyelids. Explore options for eyelid rejuvenation in this week’s MedBlog.

Cancer; Prevention

Shining a light on the parathyroid glands – literally

The parathyroid glands are important, but also tiny and tough to see during surgery. Find out how a new and advanced technology helps our surgeons in Frisco protect patients' parathyroid glands and reduce post-surgery complications.

Cancer; Plastic Surgery; Women's Health

New breast reconstruction approach delivers efficiency, natural results for cancer patients

DIEP flap breast reconstruction uses your own tissue to provide a natural look and feel after cancer. See how UT Southwestern has reduced operating time by half to provide a better, more efficient patient experience.

COVID; Plastic Surgery

Masks are essential; ‘maskne’ is not: How to avoid pandemic skin problems

Mask acne, or "maskne," has become an annoying side effect of COVID-19 and the need to wear a face covering. Masks are going to remain essential during the pandemic, so here are some simple and effective ways to prevent and treat maskne if it flares up on you.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Achilles tendon injuries: Why do they take so long to heal?

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It can take up to a year to recover from injury and regain its previous strength. Orthopaedic surgeon Dane Wukich, M.D., discusses tips to prevent the devastating sports injury and who is most at risk.

Plastic Surgery

How Susan got her smile back: A journey overcoming facial paralysis

Facial expressions tell the world who we are and help us communicate with our surroundings. When facial paralysis stole Susan's smile, she turned to Shai Rozen, M.D., to get it back.

Eyes and Vision

Severe dry eye: Advanced solutions to a common, chronic condition

Health conditions such as Sjögren’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, diabetes, and rosacea can cause severe dry eyes. Danielle Robertson, O.D., Ph.D., discusses our new Advanced Dry Eye Specialty Clinic designed for these patients and offers tips to help control dry eyes at home. Read more.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

How we use a 3D printer to replace ankle bones and restore movement

Advancements in 3D-printing technology now allow doctors to create new bones and restore movement for patients. Dane Wukich, M.D., Chief of UT Southwestern's Orthopaedic Surgery Department, explains how the 3D printing technology makes it possible to replace damaged talus bones in the ankle with custom metallic implants.