Blog

25
Jun

Offensive Lineman Seeing Clear Again!

BreAnn Hillhouse is an Offensive Lineman for The Utah Falconz and is delighted to be playing without the hassle of contacts or glasses. When asked how her LASIK procedure has affected her game, BreAnn said “Having unobstructed clear vision has been miraculous and it’s a huge boost to my confidence!” The Utah Falconz are entering […]

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19
Jun

1st place winner of our Father’s Day Photo Contest!

We’ve tallied the votes & the results are in! Congratulations to Matt Detorres on being the 1st place winner of our Father’s Day Photo Contest! Matt will receive a free LASIK procedure, a family 4-pack from All-Star Bowling & Entertainment, and a gift certificate from Goodwood BBQ. C’mon!  Cute baby and sleeping bodyguard, it’s a […]

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04
Jun

Mother’s Day Contest Winner has LASIK!

This week our Mother’s Day photo contest winner, Sara Harding, had her LASIK surgery! We enjoyed having the opportunity to visit with her and hear her story and wanted to share it with all of you.   While the basis of competition for the contest was the artistic merit of the photo submissions, it’s always […]

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02
Jun

Good Things Utah Appearance

Vision improving procedure finally approved! A tiny, ring-shaped device that is placed in the cornea is now approved by the FDA to help the gradual loss of near vision that most people begin to notice in their 40s. Dr. Hoopes, Jr. discussed an exciting new procedure on Good Things Utah this morning. If you are […]

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30
May

FATHER’S DAY PHOTO CONTEST 2015

FATHER’S DAY PHOTO CONTEST! We had so much fun with our Mother’s Day Photo Contest, and we must say, the moms really showed up with some great photos! Now we want to give the dads a chance to show us what they love! So, Dads – pull out the camera (or cell phone) and show […]

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27
May

Hoopes Vision Receives AcuFocus Award

Acufocus honored us recently for placing the first KAMRA inlays in the country (May 19th) after FDA approval. First procedure performed by Phil Jr. Amazing new technology. Bye bye reading glasses and bifocals!

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19
May

First of its kind eye procedure now being performed in Utah

DRAPER, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – A new state of the art eye procedure is now being performed in Utah. It’s called KAMRA. Hoopes Vision in Draper is the first surgical provider to perform it commercially. Ted Garcia, a 54 year old building contractor in Utah, is excited about saying goodbye to his reading glasses. […]

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18
May

First KAMRA™ Inlay Procedure-Hoopes Vision

This Tuesday, May 19th, the first KAMRA™ corneal inlay procedures after FDA approval will take place at Hoopes Vision! We were honored to be chosen as the launch site, and are very excited to be the first provider in the entire country to offer this new technology that provides an exciting new option for patients […]

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16
Apr

Durrie Vision Research to Merge with Hoopes–Rivera Clinical Research Center

  Durrie Vision and Hoopes Vision Press Release For Immediate Release – 4/15/2015 8:00 PM Draper, UT – Durrie Vision Research in Overland Park, Kansas announced plans today to merge with Hoopes-Rivera Clinical Research Center in Draper, Utah. The joint venture brings together two of the nation’s leading ophthalmic research facilities to provide expanded insight […]

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02
Apr

LASIK Technology Over the Years

  After a decade of extensive clinical trials, LASIK was formally granted final FDA approval in 1999 although some surgeons had been performing it right after PRK approval in 1995. This marked a new era in surgical vision correction: LASIK had proven far more predictable, safe, effective, and permanent than earlier refractive procedures such as […]

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