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UAMS Helps Harmony Clinic Obtain Retinal Camera

March 3, 2016 | UAMS Glaucoma specialist Grant Morshedi, M.D., knows how important Little Rock’s Harmony Health Clinic is to those who need health care but can’t afford it. As a UAMS medical student in 2008, he worked with many others at UAMS and in the community to establish the free clinic that is staffed [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:16+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Eye Care|0 Comments

Cornea Transplant Clears Blurry, Clouded World for Patient

Jan. 14, 2016 | Every morning, Robbie Smith, 37, gets a vivid reminder of how debilitating his eyesight used to be. Before he inserts a pair of special corrective contact lenses, “I’m only able to see a few inches from my face,” he said. At age 10, Smith, of Little Rock, was diagnosed with keratoconus, [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:16+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Eye Care|0 Comments

Cornea Donation Saves Rogers Man’s Vision

March 10, 2016 | Organ donation is an incredibly personal and tremendously impactful act of kindness, but Jim Harris already knows that on a profound level. “Without the generosity of a donor, I would have lost sight in my eye,” said the 53-year-old Rogers resident. “I am grateful my donor was thoughtful enough to make [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:17+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Eye Care|0 Comments

Here’s To Your Health – Test Post

Size of a walnut Download this episode Transcript goes here Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:44:00+00:00 August 31st, 2015|UAMS News|0 Comments

‘Lewy’s Here’: Popular Coach Shares Journey with Lewy Body Dementia

With his wife, Jennifer, by his side, the 62-year-old says he’s confident he’s got the best team of professionals with the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at UAMS as he faces a life that’s slipping away.Tom Webb knows a lot about building confidence, teaching strategy and working toward a goal as a team. Tom [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:44:01+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Senior Health|0 Comments

UAMS Saves Woman’s Nearly Severed Arm with Prosthetic Elbow

Only a few nerves kept Lisa Shelton’s left arm attached to her body when she arrived at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) after it was almost severed by a truck door. Shahryar Ahmadi, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at UAMS, examines Lisa Shelton’s elbow that he reconstructed almost after it was nearly [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:44:02+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Orthopedics, Trauma|0 Comments

Liver Transplant Program Has Near Perfect Results

Lynne Reynolds Lynne Reynolds' journey to UAMS started with a tumble down 19 stair steps. "I blacked out," Reynolds said of that September 2007 mishap, which resulted in an ambulance ride to the nearest hospital, an eventual diagnosis of nonalcoholic liver cirrhosis and a liver transplant. Mike Scott's path to a UAMS liver [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:44:02+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Organ Transplant|0 Comments