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09
Dec
2011
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Holiday Optometric Seminar

  Education seminar for Utah eye doctors   The annual Hoopes Vision Holiday Optometric Seminar was held Wednesday, Dec. 7th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Sandy. Approximately 80 local Utah optometrists were in attendance as Hoopes Vision surgeons, Dr. Robert P. Rivera and Dr. Michael J. Bradley, discussed some of the newest advancements in […]

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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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20
Oct
2011
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Hoopes Vision Discusses Flex Spending and New Custom Cataract Laser

        Dr. Robert Rivera, one of the surgeons at Hoopes Vision had a live appearance on Good Morning Utah Wednesday October 19. He discussed the upcoming changes to flex spending which will limit the amount that one can put into flex spending in 2013. Patients wishing to utilize full flex spending benefits […]

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30
Sep
2011
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Dr. Robert Rivera Receives Award from Arizona Magazine

  Dr. Robert Rivera, MD, surgeon and Director of Clinical Research at Hoopes Vision, recently received the prestigious “Readers’ Choice Award” from Lovin’ Life after 50, a retirement lifestyle magazine published in his previous home state of Arizona. Along with the honor came a commemorative statue as well as a plaque, which now resides in […]

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26
Sep
2011
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Hoopes Vision is Gephardt Approved

  For years, people in Utah have trusted Bill Gephardt’s word. As host of the popular and long-running local KSL TV News segment “Get Gephardt,” he investigated dishonest businesses and service providers, holding them accountable for their actions. Since retiring from active television duty in 2010, he has launched the next phase in his consumer […]

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09
Sep
2011
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Sandy City Healing Fields 2011

The terrorist attacks of September Eleventh in 2001 had a horrific impact on us as a nation and as individuals. At this time of year, we are reminded of the lives that were lost during this tragic event and of the strength of our country to come together and rise above the disaster. Each year […]

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07
Sep
2011
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ICL Seminar

  Dr. Robert P. Rivera conducts live ICL surgery-please be aware, this video contains actual surgery footage: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/icl-surgery One of the hallmarks of Hoopes Vision is our commitment to continuing education – both internally, as we strive to stay at the forefront of vision correction technology, and externally, as we provide classes and seminars for […]

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01
Sep
2011
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LASIK in the movies

    August 12th marked the theatrical release of Final Destination 5, the latest installment in the successful horror film series. For the uninitiated, the stock plot of the Final Destination series is a group of (invariably young and good-looking) protagonists who by luck or premonition avoid some fatal disaster or other at the beginning […]

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05
Aug
2011
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Real Salt Lake fan wins free LASIK surgery

    July 30th was Hoopes Vision night at Real Salt Lake’s Rio Tinto Stadium where we sponsored “Health and Fitness Night”. Although the game was an unfortunate loss for RSL, one lucky fan won big. After receiving hundreds of comments on facebook from RSL fans stating why they wanted LASIK surgery, three contenders were […]

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15
Jul
2011
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Jackson Emery’s LASIK surgery at Hoopes Vision

    We were delighted to have former BYU basketball player and star, Jackson Emery, in our office yesterday for his LASIK surgery. Emery had expressed interest in LASIK surgery to his optometrist, Dr. Hooley, who promptly referred him to Dr. Hoopes. He was highly motivated to retire his contact lenses following a well publicized […]

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