Have you ever jumped into a swimming pool thinking it was shallow only to realise it’s actually a lot deeper than you thought? Or have you gazed down into the ocean from a boat above thinking...

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People suffering from diplopia, or double vision, see two images of one object at the same time. Whether the images are side by side, overlapping or a combination of the two, double vision is somet...

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Building on the great success of our Terra-Cycle contact lens recycling, Abernethy Owens is the first Optometry Company in WA to introduce a new Terra-Cycle recycling initiative for old spectacle l...

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Most of us live each day without realising how important depth perception is to our everyday activities, but without it, and for people suffering from depth perception problems, life can be a downr...

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In Australia, around 8% of males and 0.4% of females suffer a colour vision deficiency of some kind. Contrary to what many believe, colour vision deficiency (colour blindness) is not a form of blin...

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Abernethy Owens Optometrists are the Western Australian suppliers of Leaded Glass Radiation Safety Glasses. Due to the unique challenges radiation exposure presents for medical professionals we aim...

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Providing the ultimate immersive experience, 3D glasses allow viewers to become part of the action and see images as if they were jumping right off the screen. Although they may seem like a relativ...

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Statistics show that around 135,000 pairs of prescription glasses are sold across Australia every week, and 5.5 million Australians buy a total of around 7 million pairs a year! Eyeglasses are an e...

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