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21
Sep
2012
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Dr. Rivera Attended European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Conference as Featured Speaker

Dr Hoopes, Chief Surgeon at Hoopes Vision, performs LASIK on Jamaican bobsledder Winston Watts   When 6-foot-tall, 235 pound, Winston Watts stepped off the elevator at Hoopes Vision, heads turned. The 44-year old Jamaican athlete is intimidating at first glance, but within seconds, his care-free, outgoing personality was apparent. Watts recently came to Hoopes Vision […]

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01
Dec
2011
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New Building Groundbreaking for Hoopes Vision

  We are happy about the recent groundbreaking of our new clinic and surgical facility in Draper! In an effort to serve our patients more efficiently and to accommodate future growth, we will be moving our main office in Sandy to a new 59,000 square-foot building. The three-story structure will be located between State Street […]

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14
Sep
2010
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Hoopes Vision LASIK Video Contest Announced on Good Things Utah

Hoopes Vision is excited to announce our second annual LASIK video contest!  Dr. Phillip C. Hoopes, Jr. recently went on ABC 4’s Good Things Utah with last years winner, Will Rubio, to announce our 2010 LASIK video contest.  This year will be bigger and better than last year, as we have added new categories and even […]

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14
Jun
2010
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Q: Are there any new and exciting technologies that may soon be available in eye surgery?

We were one of a handful of worldwide clinics recently chosen to participate in the US Clinical Trials for the Acufocus® Corneal Inlay (ACI). Designed to improve functional near vision and reduce dependency on reading glasses, the ACI may offer a promising solution to presbyopia. The ACI has not yet been approved by the FDA.  […]

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17
May
2010
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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
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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
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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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14
May
2010
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Hoopes Vision’s 10-Year Anniversary Party with Ironman 2

We’d like to thank everyone who came out to the Hoopes Vision 10-year anniversary party at Jordan Commons on Saturday, May 8, 2010. Around 1200 people attended to help make it a huge success. We were glad to have so many supporters from the community including the Utah Flash’s Flash Fox, Leo the Lion from […]

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07
Apr
2010
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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
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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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