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  • Custom Cataract Surgery: Choice is the Name of the Game

    May 26, 2015

    Sooner or later, odds are that you’re going to develop a cataract or two. According to the National Eye Institute, by age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. Typically, this condition—a clouding of the normally transparent lens in the eye—shows up after age 65. ... Read more

  • Polling Patient Opinions

    September 25, 2014

    Providers with University of Utah Health Care are trying to improve the patient experience, by asking the patients what they want. ... Read more

  • The Gift of Sight

    August 21, 2014

    A mission to Guatemala allows University of Utah Health Care's John A. Moran Eye Center to bring gift of sight to underserved population.... Read more

  • See Clearly: Benefits of Cataract Surgery

    June 03, 2014

    Untreated cataracts are the most common causes of blindness in the world. It doesn¿t have to be though -- cataracts are easily curable, and the surgery can sometimes leave you with better vision than you had before the cataracts developed.... Read more

  • Heart Valve Surgery at the U Gives Options to Those with Severe Aortic Stenosis

    April 19, 2013

    While some patients are limited in their options to ease symptoms of aortic stenosis, they may be candidates for a therapy known as TAVI, or transcatheter aortic valve implant ... Read more

  • The First Artificial Heart, 30 Years Later

    December 02, 2012

    Thirty years ago on Dec. 2, 1982, cardiothoracic surgeon William DeVries, M.D., carefully removed the ravaged heart of Dr. Barney Clark and replaced it with the world's first permanent artificial heart.... Read more

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