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07
Apr
2010
Blog Post

Hoopes Vision Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary With Special LASIK Price

Hoopes Vision will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary this May. In May of 2000, Dr Hoopes relocated his practice to Utah with the dream of building a LASIK and cataract surgery center that would be second to none. Featuring Utah’s most experienced LASIK and IntraLASIK surgeons and the most technologically advanced LASIK suite in […]

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12
Mar
2010
Blog Post

Goodbye Dear Friend: Merlin Olsen – September 15, 1940 – March 11, 2010

Football legend, TV star, and well known Utah born philanthropist Merlin Olsen died on Thursday after a year long battle with mesothelioma. Merlin’s first claim to fame came as one of the NFL’s greatest defensive linemen playing for the Los Angles Rams. He was drafted to the Rams after his successful college football years as […]

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22
Jan
2010
Blog Post

Hoopes Vision congratulates Heather McPhie on her 1st Place World Cup Win

Hoopes Vision is happy to congratulate moguls skier Heather McPhie (one of our LASIK patients) on her recent Visa International Freestyle World Cup win at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. Heather tied for first place on Thursday, January 14th’s event, and walked away with a 2nd place podium placement for the weekend’s events. […]

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10
Jul
2009
Blog Post

Making LASIK Affordable — Get More for Your Money

The most important decisions to be made when considering LASIK surgery involve questions of safety, experience and technology, but the cost of the procedure can also be an important issue. In today’s economy, many had predicted that LASIK surgery would see a decrease in volume. Instead, it turns out to be a bit more complicated. […]

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09
Jul
2009
Blog Post

A History of LASIK and Vision Correction Surgery

Refractive surgery has evolved since it’s beginning in the 1970’s. While early techniques laid the foundation for more modern techniques, today’s methods are safer, with improved visual outcomes. akeye1Radial Keratotomy (RK)  RK corrected low degrees of myopia by making small spoke-like incisions in the cornea. Discovered accidentally in 1971 by a Russian doctor who observed […]

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08
Jun
2009
Blog Post

Utah Eye Doctor Chooses Hoopes for LASIK

Dr. Jessica Graham is the latest Utah optometrist to choose Hoopes Vision for her own LASIK vision correction. Dr Graham is an optometrist who practices in Herriman Utah, has referred many patients to Hoopes Vision for LASIK surgery including her husband Troy. On Monday, May 18th it was her turn. Dr. Graham’s surgery was performed […]

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27
May
2008
Blog Post

Proper Screening, Advanced Equipment Can Reduce Lasik Complications

As surgeons, we see patients everyday looking to free themselves from their glasses and contact lenses by having LASIK surgery. Many of the people we see are tired of the hassles of taking care of their contacts and often feel handicapped by their dependence on glasses or contacts and want the freedom to live without […]

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