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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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31
Jul
2008
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Military, Police, and Fire Fighters

It’s been fantastic to see so many people take advantage of our special for police officers, fire fighters, members of the military and their spouses. It is very rewarding to see these heroes of our society enjoying life without glasses or contact lenses. We understand that there are times these jobs can be dangerous; the […]

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29
Jul
2008
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Utah LASIK Surgeons Named among “Ten Most Dependable™”

Goldline Research has selected Hoopes Vision surgeons as among the Ten Most DependableTM Laser Eye Surgeons of the United States for 2008. They join a list of other accomplished LASIK surgeons including Drs. Kerry Assil, Beverly Hills, CA, Mike and Paul Mann, Houston, TX, Robert Maloney, Los Angeles, CA, Johnathan Christenbury, Charlotte, NC, Joseph and […]

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17
Jul
2008
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Sorenson Champions Challenge Golf Tournament

The Sorenson Champion’s Challenge at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club in Lehi, Utah was a lot of fun. The first day, Dr. Phillip Hoopes, Jr. had a once-in-a-lifetime chance to Golf in the Pro-Am portion of the events. He and a few others, were partnered up with one of our LASIK patients, Mike “Radar” Reid, and […]

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07
Jun
2008
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Come support LASIK patient Mike Reid at the Sorenson Champion Challenge

Hoopes Vision is pleased to be a sponsor of this year’s Sorenson Champions Challenge golf tournament at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club.  This exciting event will feature some of golf’s biggest names such as Annika Sorenstam, Jack Nicklaus, Hale Irwin, Johnny Miller, and one of Hoopes Vision’s favorite patients Mike Reid (who will be defending his […]

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27
May
2008
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Proper Screening, Advanced Equipment Can Reduce Lasik Complications

As surgeons, we see patients everyday looking to free themselves from their glasses and contact lenses by having LASIK surgery. Many of the people we see are tired of the hassles of taking care of their contacts and often feel handicapped by their dependence on glasses or contacts and want the freedom to live without […]

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01
Mar
2008
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Welcome

Welcome to the new Hoopes Vision Blog, where patients and doctors are able to ask questions, post advice and talk about LASIK surgery, cataract surgery, or their vision. Feel free to ask a question, or to tell us and others about your experience. As things change around here (new technology, new procedures, etc.), we will […]

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