Media

14
Mar
2017
Blog Post

Hoopes Vision Introduces SMILE Laser Vision Correction to Utah

Today Dr. Moshirfar and Dr. Hoopes, Sr. will perform the first SMILE procedures in the state of Utah. If you’ve been told you’re not a candidate for LASIK, you may have a new reason to SMILE : ) SMILE, an acronym for Small Incision Lenticule Extraction, was FDA approved in September of 2016. It is […]

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09
Sep
2016
Blog Post

Revolutionary New Lens Now Available at Hoopes Vision

During cataract surgery the cloudy, natural lens of the eye is removed, and an artificial lens, called an intraocular lens, or IOL, is inserted into the eye. The IOL most commonly used in cataract surgery is a monofocal lens, which only allows the person to see at a distance, with closer objects being out of […]

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17
Aug
2016
Blog Post

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

In June of 2016, Dr. Phillip C. Hoopes Jr. attended BRASCRS (BRAZILIAN CONGRESS OF CATARACT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY) conference in São Paulo, Brazil. Jonathan Kahn, M.D. (Madison Ophthalmology PLLC) interviewed Dr. Hoopes, Jr. where he spoke about the SMILE technique.  SMILE is a new way of performing laser vision correction on the cornea. It uses […]

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11
Aug
2016
Blog Post

“It’s A Major Award!”

“Well, it’s no Leg Lamp Award, but we’re pretty excited about our RSA Premier Practice Award!” The Refractive Surgery Alliance (RSA) has named Hoopes Vision the 2016 RSA Premier Showcase Practice. Dr. Hoopes accepted the award as part of a three-day event earlier this summer hosted at the Hoopes Vision facilities in Draper, Utah. Dr. […]

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01
Jul
2016
Blog Post

We are excited to announce that Dr. Moshirfar is now seeing patients!

An internationally renowned corneal and refractive specialist, Dr. Moshirfar has been serving as the Clinical Director for Hoopes, Durrie, Rivera Research (HDR) for the past five months and will continue in that role. Dr. Moshirfar brings a history of innovation in cornea surgery, a strong background in clinical research, and a prolific legacy of academic […]

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10
Jul
2015
Blog Post

DRAPER DAYS 2015

Who’s excited for Draper Days?! The events begin this weekend with the Draper Days Rodeo and carry on throughout the week and into next weekend. Hoopes Vision is delighted to support this fun community celebration in Draper City. Check out all of the activities here: http://www.draper.ut.us/DocumentCenter/View/1037 We’ll see you there! ‪#‎DraperDays‬ ‪#‎Utah‬

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02
Jul
2015
Blog Post

Hoopes Vision Surgeon interview: World News

Phillip C. Hoopes, Jr., MD, interviewed and quoted in current edition of US News & World Report!  Newly Approved Corneal Implant Corrects Near Vision Loss. Device offers patients the potential to cast aside reading glasses.  http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2015/07/02/newly-approved-corneal-implant-corrects-near-vision-loss?page=

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17
May
2010
Blog Post

Dr. Hoopes Receives Letter of Commendation From Governor of Utah

A special surprise for Dr. Hoopes at the 10 year anniversary celebration of Hoopes Vision was a letter of commendation from the Governor of Utah, Governor Gary Herbert. Dr. Hoopes was honored by the kind words of the letter, and we would like to express our sincere thanks to the Governor and his staff for […]

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17
May
2010
Blog Post

Dr. Hoopes Makes the Cover of Healthy Utah

Dr. Hoopes was highlighted in the May 2010 edition of Healthy Utah Magazine.  The article, titled “An Eye on the Future” discusses the most significant improvements in Ophthalmology including LASIK surgery and multifocal lens implants. It also spotlights Hoopes Vision’s participation in the clinical trial for the Acufocus® Corneal Inlay.  The article goes on to […]

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14
May
2010
Blog Post

Olympic Bobsled Medalist Valerie Flemming has Vision Corrected at Hoopes Vision

Olympic Bobsledder, Valerie Fleming, chose Hoopes Vision for her recent vision correction procedure. During Valerie’s initial evaluation, Dr. Hoopes determined that she was a good candidate for PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy). Fleming’s Myopia (nearsightedness) and astigmatism were corrected in our surgery center, and she is happy to report that she is now seeing 20/20. When asked […]

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