Dr. Arinder Basra, born in Toronto and raised in Mississauga, has been practicing optometry for over twelve years now. Growing up, she always knew she wanted to work in the health care field, as helping people was always a passion. After doing coop in high school in an optometry practice, it confirmed that she truly did want to pursue optometry. Dr. Basra went on to receive her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Waterloo and then graduated from the New England College of Optometry where she received her Doctor of Optometry.
Dr. Basra had done her clinical rotations in varying specialties such as pediatrics, contact lenses and ocular disease, where she received extensive training in the treatment and management of glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration. She also focuses on dry eye treatment, specialty contact lenses such as scleral lenses, and is involved with laser refractive surgery co-management.
Since graduating, Dr. Basra has been practicing optometry in Mississauga and Brampton. She is fluent in Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu. Dr. Basra is an active member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO), the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and is therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPA) certified.
She has always wanted to start her own practice and finally decided to do so now. Dr. Basra looks forward to welcoming her existing and new patients (of all age groups from infants to seniors) and continue to provide the highest care possible for all her patients.