Scoop – Spring 2009

“For many, the trauma of losing an eye can be as overwhelming emotionally as it is physically. Enter Perth ocularists Paul and Jenny Geelen; they make artificial eyes with sublime skill, but this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to caring for their clients. ”
Scoop Magazine, Spring 2009.

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