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25
May
2010
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Dr. Hoopes Named to Premier Surgeon’s PS250 List

  Dr. Phillip C. Hoopes, Chief Surgeon of Hoopes Vision, was recently named to Premier Surgeon’s PS250 list. Premier Surgeon is a new trade publication focusing on premium lens implants and lens implant surgery. Premier Surgeon’s PS250 list recognizes 250 ophthalmic surgeons that are leaders and innovators in the field of premium intraocular lens implants […]

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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
Blog Post

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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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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