The Zephyr Valve improves patients’ quality of life and allows them to do more1

Hear from patients who had become limited in their lives due to emphysema and now live a better quality of life doing the things they love with the help of the Zephyr Valve.

Lynn’s Story

Mom who loves the outdoors and traveling

Procedure Details

Age at Treatment: 54
Doctor: Dr. Rick Sue, Houston Methodist Hospital
Date of Procedure: September 2018

“For the first time in over 2 years, I am not worried about who will raise my girls.  I am not cured, but this treatment gave me the most precious thing I needed… time!”

Read Lynn's Story

“Now I am breathing easier and living my life on my terms again. I want to share my story because I don’t want anyone else with COPD/emphysema to feel hopeless or depressed about their options. I want others to know that the Zephyr Valves can give you your life back!”

Read Cindi's Story

Cindi’s Story

Mom and Grandma of five, who loves hiking, fishing, and gardening

Procedure Details

Age at Treatment: 66
Doctor: Dr. Lisa Kopas, Methodist Houston
Date of Procedure: January 2017

Michael’s Story

As a trumpet player for most of his career, emphysema took away Michael’s passion. Watch how the Zephyr Valve helped him get it back!

Aldine’s Story

As a lover of fitness, Aldine Reynolds exercised regularly until emphysema stopped her in her tracks. Watch how the Zephyr Valve helped her stand up to emphysema!