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11
Jun
2009
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Hoopes Vision at Utah Optometric Association

The Utah Optometric Association gathered together for their annual convention and continuing education meetings June 4th through June 7th in Midway, Utah. The Utah Optometric Association is a large group of optometrists in Utah that work together to promote optometry. Dr. Hoopes, Jr. gave an educational lecture to update optometrists on the surgical management of […]

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08
Jun
2009
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Utah Eye Doctor Chooses Hoopes for LASIK

Dr. Jessica Graham is the latest Utah optometrist to choose Hoopes Vision for her own LASIK vision correction. Dr Graham is an optometrist who practices in Herriman Utah, has referred many patients to Hoopes Vision for LASIK surgery including her husband Troy. On Monday, May 18th it was her turn. Dr. Graham’s surgery was performed […]

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27
Mar
2009
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Heather McPhie and Landon Gardner Compete at World Cup Ski Event Without Glasses or Contact Lenses

We proudly watched a couple of our LASIK patients compete right here in Utah at the World Cup Ski event this year at Deer Valley Resort. The event was held January 29th and 31st. Landon Gardner and Heather McPhie of the U.S. Ski Team were competing at this event. Both Heather and Landon had IntraLASIK […]

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26
Mar
2009
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Real Golf Radio Co-Host Has IntraLASIK at Hoopes Vision

Bob Casper, co-host of Real Golf Radio and son of legendary golfer Billy Casper, came in on Tuesday for vision correction surgery. Dr. Phillip Hoopes, Jr. performed the blade-free IntraLASIK surgery. Bob had previously worn just one contact lens, leaving the other eye uncorrected in order to provide both distance and reading vision. After discussing […]

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20
Oct
2008
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Hoopes Vision surgeons designated as Official Eye Care and LASIK Surgeons for Real Salt Lake soccer team

Real Salt Lake soccer team has selected Hoopes Vision as their Official Eye Care and LASIK providers. Real Salt Lake began playing in Major League Soccer in 2005. The team currently plays its home games at the brand new Rio Tinto Stadium. We were lucky enough to be in attendance for the first game in […]

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19
Sep
2008
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LASIK Myths

While LASIK surgery is an exciting experience for most patients, there is a lot of misinformation which sometimes causes people to unnecessarily avoid vision correction procedures. We would like to clear up some of the common misconceptions about LASIK surgery. Myth 1 – Will I get a poor result if I move my eye during […]

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11
Sep
2008
Blog Post

September 11th Healing Field in Sandy Utah

Each year since the attack of September 11th, Sandy city has put up a flag field to honor those killed in the attacks and to remember our fallen soldiers. It is a sobering event to see. The flag field is just outside our office and from up here on the fourth floor at Hoopes Vision, you […]

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10
Sep
2008
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Richard Paul Evans: New York Times Bestselling Author’s Vision Correction at Hoopes Vision

  Richard Paul Evans recently had laser eye surgery at Hoopes Vision. Best known for his #1 best-selling book, The Christmas Box, Evans has also written 11 other consecutive New York Times bestsellers and is one of the few authors in history to have hit both the fiction and non-fiction bestseller lists. Other best-sellers include: […]

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19
Aug
2008
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Copycat Competitors

If it is true that imitation is the highest form of flattery, then Hoopes Vision is honored to have so many colleagues and competitors constantly copying and mimicking our programs and materials. Also, as history attests, we can usually always count on competitors eventually jumping on the LASIK technology bandwagon and finally getting the newer, […]

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07
Aug
2008
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Power Outage

Last Thursday, July 31st, we experienced a power outage that affected the entire block.  The power was out from a little after 3:00 until just before 5 p.m.  Dr. Hoopes was performing LASIK surgery at the time and thanks to our state-of-the-art facilities, there was no affect on the procedures.  Our back-up power is designed […]

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