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28
Apr
2016
Blog Post

Hoopes Vision Performs First Topographically-Guided LASIK Procedures in Utah

Today, our laser refractive surgery team performed the first ever topographically-guided LASIK procedures in the state of Utah. Using the Wavelight EX-500 excimer laser, Hoopes Vision surgeons began a clinical study in which patients received topographically-guided treatment in one eye and wavefront-optimized treatment, which is the current state of the art in laser vision correction, […]

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30
Mar
2016
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March 30th is National Doctors’ Day

  Today is National Doctors’ Day, a day set aside in the United States to recognize physicians, their work, and their contributions to their communities and society as a whole. Introduced in 1933, National Doctors’ Day grew in prominence over the following decades, and was finally designated a national holiday by President George H.W. Bush […]

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10
Mar
2016
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Hoopes Vision Surgeons on Annual Humanitarian Medical Mission

  This week, Hoopes Vision surgeons Phillip C. Hoopes, Jr., MD and Michael J. Bradley, MD are in Honduras, performing sight-saving cataract surgeries on indigent patients. They are part of a team of volunteer surgeons working in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, as part of ECHO Foundation – Eradicating Cataracts Honduras Outreach. This week they will […]

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01
Mar
2016
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Hoopes Vision Opposes HB 304

  At Hoopes Vision, it is extremely rare that we make a public statement on a specific political or legal issue. This is one of those rare occasions where we ask that you indulge us as we address a topic about which we feel strongly. Utah lawmakers are currently considering a bill, HB 304, which […]

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07
Feb
2016
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Dr. Majid Moshirfar Appointed New Director of Hoopes, Durrie, Rivera Research

  On February 1, Dr. Majid Moshirfar returned to Utah to be the new Director of Hoopes, Durrie, Rivera Research, headquartered at Hoopes Vision’s facility in Draper. An internationally renowned corneal and refractive specialist, Dr. Moshirfar brings to his new position a history of innovation in cornea surgery, a strong background in clinical research, and […]

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14
Dec
2015
Blog Post

Do Eye Surgeons Themselves Have LASIK Surgery?

Over 30 million people worldwide – over 12 million in the United States alone – have achieved great vision through LASIK. People from all occupations and walks of life, from professional athletes, to military and law enforcement personnel, to nurses and schoolteachers, can attest to the improvement in quality of life that comes from being […]

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04
Dec
2015
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Hoopes Vision Hosts Winter Seminar for Utah Optometrists

On Thursday, December 3rd, optometrists from all across the state of Utah and beyond came to the Hilton Garden Inn in Sandy for Hoopes Vision’s annual Winter Optometric Seminar. The attendees, who came from as far away as Vernal and Richfield, received updates on the present and future of surgical vision correction in Utah as […]

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16
Nov
2015
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Dr. Hoopes, Jr. Presents KAMRA Inlay Findings to American Academy of Ophthalmology

Dr. Phillip C. Hoopes, Jr., a corneal specialist and cataract and refractive surgeon at Hoopes Vision, was a featured speaker at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) last weekend. Dr. Hoopes presented initial findings, impressions and patient outcomes from 32 of the first commercial KAMRA patients in the United States. KAMRA […]

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28
Sep
2015
Blog Post

Fall Vision Tips

  The leaves are getting ready to change (they’re already changing up in the mountains!), the weather’s turning a little cooler and wetter, and the days are getting shorter. In other words, autumn is almost here, and that means outdoor fun and natural beauty. To make sure you enjoy Utah’s gorgeous fall, here are a […]

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20
Sep
2015
Blog Post

National Surgical Technologist Week

This week we are celebrating “National Surgical Technologist Week”! We would like to take a minute to recognize the hard work that our surgical technicians do behind-the-scenes here at Hoopes Vision. Whether in the refractive surgery suite or our ambulatory surgical center, our technicians are focused, professional and truly care about each of our patients. […]

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