A refractive error refers to an issue where light cannot be accurately focused on the retina because of the shape of a person’s eye. Commonly resulting in a blurred image, there are multiple ...

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Eyesight plays a vital role in everyday life, and to ensure optimal vision and eye health, Optometrists recommend that we have a routine eye examination every two years, and more frequently as we g...

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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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