Fremantle

Caroline Owens Caroline Owens
Phone: 9335 5866
fremantle@abernethyowens.com.au

B.Sc Optom

Caroline is Perth born and bred, and went to Melbourne to study for her optometry degree. On her return to Perth in 1992 she began working at Abernethy Owens Optometrists. Caroline spent two years on the WA Optometry Association Council early in her career. She is currently undertaking the Ocular Therapeutics studies and will soon be qualified to prescribe medicated eye drops for certain eye conditions.

Her main interests are in contact lens fitting, particularly Keratoconus and more complex cases. Caroline enjoys seeing people of all ages and finding the best visual solutions for her patients. The constant improvements in technology for detection of eye disease is keeping her challenged and excited about patient eye care.

Caroline has two daughters and enjoys reading and travelling. Caroline consults at our Fremantle and Kardinya practices.

 

Shermaine Wong Shermaine Wong
Phone: 9335 5866
fremantle@abernethyowens.com.au

B. Optom; Ophthalmic Medicines Presciber

Shermaine completed her Bachelor of Optometry at the University of Melbourne in 2011. This included completion of Ocular Therapeutics requirements allowing Shermaine to prescribe medicated eye drops to treat certain eye disease. She has an interest in all aspects of optometry, in particular Shermaine enjoys keeping up to date with the latest technology and imaging equipment which assist in the early detection and management of eye diseases such as diabetes, glaucoma and macular degeneration.

Shermaine looks forward to providing comprehensive and tailored eye care solutions for all her patients and their families.

Shermaine consults at our Fremantle practice.

 

 

 

Gavin Swartz Gavin Swartz
Phone: 9335 5866
fremantle@abernethyowens.com.au

B.Optom; B.VisSci; PGDipAdvClinOptom; PGCertOcTher

Born and bred in Perth, Gavin completed a Bachelor of Vision Science at UWA before relocating to Melbourne to complete his Bachelor of Optometry Degree. Following this he completed Postgraduate qualifications in Advanced Clinical Optometry and Ocular Therapeutics allowing him to treat various eye conditions with topical medicines. He has developed an aptitude in complex contact lens fitting for various corneal conditions including keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, post-corneal graft and other irregular corneas. He is also highly experienced in Orthokeratology (Ortho-k) and Myopia Control. Gavin loves solving peoples vision related problems and making a positive difference in their lives.

As an Honorary Teaching Fellow of the University of Auckland Gavin provides mentor and teaching services to Bachelor of Optometry students on their practical placements in their final year of study. Gavin Consults between our Floreat and Fremantle practices.

 

Angel Voon Angel Voon
Phone: 9335 5866
fremantle@abernethyowens.com.au

B. Optom; B.VisSci (Hons)

With Chinese ancestry, Angel was born in Malaysia and emigrated to Perth with her family 30 years ago. Angel completed her Vision Science degree, graduating with Honours in 2001 and then went on to complete her Bachelor of Optometry in Melbourne in 2004.

Angels' main passion is educating her patients and providing the best solutions for their eye care needs. She recently completed the Brian Holden Myopia Control course and hopes to be more proactive in helping slow the progression of myopia in appropriate patients.

Angel consults in our Fremantle and Kardinya practices.