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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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22
Jan
2010
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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
Dec
2009
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Real Salt Lake MLS Cup Trophy on Display at Hoopes Vision

To thank Hoopes Vision for their role as the official eye care and LASIK provider for Real Salt Lake, the team had their new MLS Cup Championship trophy on display at Hoopes Vision on Monday December 7th. It is quite a trophy! We were told it is made of Chilean silver, and was created at Tiffany’s. Many […]

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23
Nov
2009
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Real Salt Lake Wins 2009 MLS Cup

Congratulations to Real Salt Lake! On Sunday, November 22, Utah’s own Real Salt Lake won the 2009 MLS Cup in an intense match-up against Los Angeles Galaxy. The historic win for Real Salt Lake was hard fought through 120 minutes of intense regulation and added time which ended in a 1-1 draw. The game then […]

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03
Nov
2009
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No-Cost Near Vision Research Study May Reduce Need for Reading Glasses

Understanding the loss of near vision. A healthy, young eye is able to focus light from both far and near objects to create a clear image at all distances. By age 45, the eye’s natural lens is too stiff to focus on near points. As a result, near tasks like reading or computer work are […]

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28
Sep
2009
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Congratulations to Will R. and Sarah H.– our two winners in the Hoopes FREE LASIK Contest!

  Our first ever LASIK video contest has been a great success and a lot of fun. We had nearly 100 people enter LASIK video submissions and 650 people actually registered for the contest! There was a humorous category and a serious category, and we had many great entries in each. Once the LASIK contest […]

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31
Aug
2009
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Professional Golfer Mike Reid Wins Another Major Tournament

23 August 2009 Professional golfer Mike Reid sank a 12 foot birdie putt, beating John Cook in a one-hole-playoff and winning the Jeld-Wen Tradition tournament. This was Mike’s second major win on the senior’s tour. Mike also won the Senior PGA Championship in 2005. Tears started to well as he hugged his son Daniel, who […]

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26
Aug
2009
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Hoopes Vision LASIK Video Contest Semi-Finalists Announced

It was much harder for our celebrity judges to select the semi-finalists than they had anticipated.  Our celebrity judges included Kerry, Bill and Gina from X-96 radio, General Gridlock from K-BULL 93 radio, and Big Rog from 97.5 The Blaze.  We had a total of over 90 LASIK videos submitted. There were many great entries, and it […]

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