Hoopes Vision Affordability

When considering LASIK, KAMRA, PRK, ICL, or any other vision correction procedure, as with any kind of surgery, the primary considerations should be safety and results. At Hoopes Vision, our commitment is, and has always been, providing our patients with the safest, most effective, most advanced vision correction procedures available anywhere.

While our main goal is to provide patients with the very best in surgical vision correction by placing the newest technology in the hands of the most experienced surgeons, we also work to bring this level of treatment within the reach of almost any budget.

Vision correction surgery represents a significant investment, and it’s understandable that someone looking into these life-changing procedures would want the best available value for his or her money. This is good news for Hoopes Vision patients as people are often surprised to find that the price of LASIK, PRK, or ICL at Hoopes Vision is comparable in price to the so-called “discount” centers. In fact, once you factor in the post-operative care and the lifetime See Clearly Guarantee – both of which are included in the price of surgery at Hoopes Vision, whereas they are separate costs at many centers – Hoopes Vision looks like a better value than ever.

Here are some ways that many of our patients have found helpful in making vision correction at Hoopes Vision even more affordable:

Determining Your LASIK Cost

The price of vision correction surgery varies according to the type of laser procedure that is best for the patient. We offer a free, no-obligation LASIK exam with our doctors and LASIK surgeons to help each patient determine if he or she is a good candidate and to determine the cost of their individual LASIK.


Hoopes Vision is proud to offer financing through Care Credit. We have several different payment plans available, including no-interest financing for up to 18 and 24 months, or extended terms of up to 60 months. Plans are available to make LASIK fit into nearly any budget.


Details on Special Financing Offer Valid on CareCredit account. A minimum purchase amount may be required for promotional plans longer than 6 months in duration. On promo purchase balance, monthly payments required, but no Finance Charges will be assessed if (1) promo purchase balance paid in full in 24 months, and (2) all minimum monthly payments on account paid when due. Otherwise, promo may be terminated and treated as a non-promo balance. Finance Charges will be accrued at the Purchase APR and assessed from purchase date. Standard terms apply to non-promo purchase and optional charges. Promo purchases on existing accounts may not receive full benefit of promo terms, including reduced APR if applicable, if account is subject to penalty APR. Payments over the minimum will be applied as required by applicable law. As of 2/1/10, APR 24.99% & on all accounts in default, Penalty APR: 29.99%. Minimum Finance Charge $2.00. Subject to approval by GE Money Bank.

Medical Savings Accounts

Vision correction surgery is eligible for Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and medical Flex Spending Accounts (FSA). This means patients can use pre-tax funds to pay for these life-changing procedures. Depending on the patient’s tax bracket, this can mean a savings of 20 percent or more.

Tax Deduction

The IRS has determined that LASIK is a tax-deductible medical expense. This ruling may give you an additional income tax deduction if you have LASIK performed.

Credit Cards

Many patients use credit cards to pay for their LASIK eye surgeries. We accept most credit cards.

Hoopes Vision vs. "Discount" LASIK Centers Comparison

What Do You Get? Hoopes Vision “Discount” LASIK Centers
Technology The Wavelight Refractive Suite – the fastest, safest vision correction laser in the United States, and one of the newest generation of wavefront-optimized lasers designed to reduce nighttime halo and glare An older generation laser, likely to produce halo and glare in night vision
Safety All-laser, blade-free procedures performed with the newest, most precise femtosecond lasers, reducing postoperative dry eye Traditional microkeratome blade, or blade-free may be a price upgrade
Experience The most experienced LASIK surgeons in Utah, supported by expert doctors and staff with the experience of tens of thousands of successful procedures. Discount centers often employ surgeons who are either just starting out, or were not busy in private practice for a variety of reasons. Support staff may only perform a few procedures a month.
Post-operative care All post-operative care is covered for the first year Usually 6 months, sometimes only 3.
Guarantees Our lifetime See Clearly Guarantee is free – an assurance of great vision not only now, but in the years to come. Guarantees, if they are even available, are usually an additional expense.
Above-The-Board Pricing Our fees are reasonable, transparent, and all-inclusive: your price includes the best treatment available, with no hidden fees or upcharges. “Too good to be true” advertised prices aren’t available to the vast majority of patients. Guarantees, tear duct plugs, and blade-free flap creation are treated as upcharges, pushed on the patient by commissioned salespeople.

See Clearly Guarantee and Assurance Program

Hoopes Vision was the first LASIK center in Utah to offer patients a money-back guarantee of great vision after surgery. Our See Clearly Guarantee and Assurance Program reflects the confidence we hold in the effectiveness of our technologies and the skill of our surgeons. It is a free, full money-back guarantee if you fail to reach 20/25 vision or better within the 12-month postoperative period. We will also provide enhancements and touch-ups at no additional cost if your vision ever falls below 20/40, for life. Most patients, but not all, qualify for this free, lifetime guarantee. To learn more about the restrictions and terms of our See Clearly Guarantee and Assurance Program, please contact Hoopes Vision today or download the document here.

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Proven Results

We are proud to publicize our track record of outstanding results. Patients who come to Hoopes Vision based on our reputation for safety and great surgical outcomes are often surprised at how affordable the very best treatment can be.

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Lasik E-Book

Now in its 11th edition, our book, LASIK: A Guide for Patients and Their Families, is a great resource for patients and prospective patients who are interested in laser vision correction. It covers the history of LASIK, important advances in laser technology, and some of the ways Hoopes Vision sets itself apart by working to make world-class treatment affordable.

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Schedule Your VIP Consultation

If you are interested in finding out whether LASIK, or any other vision correction procedure, is a good option for you, please contact us. We would be happy to offer you a free VIP examination and consultation to help you determine your vision correction options. Our surgical counselors will go over our various financing options and show you how we can make outstanding vision correction as affordable as possible.

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Affordability Our Procedures

Blade-Free LASIK

Hoopes Vision was the first LASIK practice in Salt Lake City to embrace the improved safety and precision of blade-free, all-laser LASIK. Over a decade later, we remain the most experienced provider of blade-free LASIK in Utah. By owning our own femtosecond laser platforms, we help make this advanced technology as affordable as possible for our patients.

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Hoopes Vision was the first practice in Utah to offer wavefront-optimized custom LASIK and PRK to our patients, doing so nearly five full years before any other provider in the state. We are still by far the most experienced provider of wavefront-optimized procedures in Utah. The economies of scale and our practice of purchasing our own lasers translate to cost savings which are then passed on to patients.

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For patients who may not be candidates for blade-free LASIK, PRK can be an outstanding alternative, offering similarly excellent long-term results for patients with thin or irregularly shaped corneas, high prescriptions, or a combination of those factors. PRK is also very affordable and comes with the same postoperative care and See Clearly Guarantee as LASIK.

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Our Experience

Hoopes Vision has the most experienced team of LASIK surgeons in Utah, and the most experienced by far with such technological advances as blade-free and wavefront-optimized LASIK. This leads to a confidence in our results that is backed by a free, lifetime See Clearly Guarantee – something that many LASIK providers offer only at additional cost, if they offer it at all.

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Our Facility

Since we own the building and designed it from the ground up for maximum efficiency, our facility helps us keep our vision correction procedures as affordable as possible.

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Our Technology

Our main commitment to our patients is to offer the newest, safest, most effective technology. However, it is also our goal to make that technology as affordable as possible to as many people as possible. Our ownership of our own building and treatment equipment helps us put world-class treatment within the reach of almost any budget.

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Patient Spotlight

Sarah Nelson

“Having my LASIK treatments done by Hoopes Vision was a wonderful experience! They were kind and very professional. Medical procedures of any kind usually make me very nervous. However, the people at Hoopes Vision made sure I was comfortable and understood every procedure from the start. They took the time to explain what I should expect from the actual LASIK procedure and each pre- and postoperative visit. It was a great experience. I would definitely recommend Hoopes Vision for anyone considering any kind of eye surgery.”

Sarah Nelson

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