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26
Nov
2017
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Find Your Happy

WHEN YOU HAVE A PURPOSE IN LIFE, YOUR WHY WILL BECOME YOUR HAPPY. Whatever your passion, whatever your vision, let’s bring it into focus. Imagine being able to shovel the walk without your glasses fogging up. Or taking your kiddos sledding without having your glasses slipping or flying off. Or how about being able to focus […]

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17
Nov
2017
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Understanding the LASIK Success Rate

One of the most common questions eye surgeons are asked is: What is the LASIK success rate? To help answer the question let’s break down the definition of LASIK outcomes. LASIK outcomes are measured by a variety of factors, including visual acuity – the sharpness of your vision – and overall patient satisfaction. Visual acuity […]

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10
Nov
2017
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World Keratoconus Day

Let’s join together to recognize World Keratoconus Day and spread the word. This is our chance to raise awareness and hope.   Keratoconus (KC) is a degenerative condition of the eye in which the normally round, dome-shaped cornea becomes progressively thinner. This causes a cone-like bulge to develop in the area where the cornea is […]

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30
Oct
2017
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How to Safely Wear Decorative or “Colored” Contact Lenses

Wouldn’t it be cool to have vampire eyes for Halloween? Or deep violet eyes to match your purple sweater? How about your favorite sports team’s logo on your eyes just for fun? You can have all of these looks with decorative contact lenses (sometimes called “fashion,” “costume,” or “colored” contact lenses). These lenses don’t correct […]

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05
Oct
2017
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Are You KAMRA Ready?

The KAMRA Inlay The eye’s natural lens is normally elastic and flexible. It works like a camera lens to automatically adjust and focus our vision. This lets us switch our gaze from something near to something far away – for example, a driver looking toward the traffic ahead, down to the speedometer in front of […]

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20
Sep
2017
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SMILE: An Innovative New Vision Correction Method

If you’ve been told you’re not a candidate for LASIK, but you’re tired of blurry vision and the frustrations of glasses and contact lenses, Hoopes Vision has great news. ReLEx® SMILE, an acronym for Small Incision Lenticule Extraction, is an FDA- approved and innovative new method of performing laser eye surgery. Hoopes Vision is proud […]

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16
Aug
2017
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Warning: Counterfeit Eclipse Glasses

The solar eclipse is less than a week away and with the rise in counterfeit eclipse glasses, we want to provide you with the most updated list of approved eclipse glasses and handheld solar viewer manufacturers directly from the American Astronomical Society(AAS). ·         American Paper Optics ·         APM Telescopes ·         Baader Planetarium (AstroSolar Silver/Gold Film only) ·         Celestron ·         DayStar ·         Explore […]

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04
Aug
2017
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Welcome To The Team

Last month, we welcomed two new doctors to the Hoopes Vision family: Yasmyne Castillo-Ronquillo, MD, JD, and Orry Birdsong, MD. We are privileged to have each of them with us and know you will enjoy getting to know them as well. Compliance Officer & Research Assistant for Hoopes, Durrie, Rivera Research Dr. Yasmyne Castillo-Ronquillo is […]

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01
Aug
2017
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Safely Viewing This Month’s Solar Eclipse

On August 21, for the first time in nearly 100 years, a total solar eclipse will travel from coast to coast across the contiguous United States. While we won’t be able to see the total eclipse from Utah, we will be able to witness (weather permitting) a partial eclipse. Here is everything you need to […]

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25
Jul
2017
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Here’s something to SMILE about.

    Hoopes Vision is one of the most technologically advanced surgery centers in the world, specializing in the newest vision correction procedures. These new procedures give us more options in our toolbox to help each person achieve the best visual outcome for their individual lifestyle. Every year we speak to thousands of patients who […]

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