Meet Your Optometrist

edwards and walker doncaster opticians

Ms Basra BSc (Hons) MPhil

Ms Basra (or Pretty for short) is a consultant optometrist and children’s vision specialist. She has twice been recognised as one of the top 5 optometrists in the UK at the National Optician Awards and is currently completing her doctorate in children’s vision screening at Bradford University.

After graduating in optometry from Aston University in 2008, Pretty began her career at Leicester Royal Infirmary before working in the eye department at the prestigious Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.

Her life soon brought her to Doncaster and after a number of short term placements, Pretty finally took ownership of Edwards and Walker Opticians in 2015. Since taking over the practice, Pretty has continued her own professional development and in addition to her research in children’s vision screening, she:

  • currently serves on the fitness to practice panel for the General Optical Council (GOC)
  • has been accredited to provide assessment and treatment of Minor Eye Conditions (MECS)
  • is an accredited provider to deliver special schools eyecare services
  • achieved her diploma in diabetic retinopathy screening
  • achieved her professional certificate in glaucoma
  • is an accredited MiSight (contact lens) provider

In addition, Pretty has worked tirelessly to help develop and represent eyecare across all walks of life including trips to Botswana and Zambia to deliver vision aid overseas and training to students who have no access to optometry teaching – an experience which she describes as truly humbling.

Outside of work, Pretty is a mother to three little boys, loves to travel and has a passion for fashion. She also hates chocolate but loves marshmallows and popcorn.

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Meet Pretty
Meet Pretty
edwards and walker doncaster opticians
01302 349193

16 Priory Place, Doncaster, DN1 1BZ.
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Drop off and pick up is available directly in front of the practice. Longer stay parking is available at the Frenchgate Shopping Centre or other town centre car parks

Opening Hours
  • Monday9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday9am - 5pm
  • Thursday9am - 5pm
  • Friday9am - 5pm
  • Saturday9am - 2pm