Meet the Team
Information About us and Our Team
We are a family-owned and operated business that specializes in high-quality handmade eyeglasses and sunglasses by independent eyewear designers. Our selection is truly unique, and we are passionate about providing our customers with the best possible experience.
Our doors opened in 2011, and we were very excited to be a part of the West Queen West community. We have always strived to provide our customers with the best possible shopping experience, whether it’s for an eye exam, contact lens fitting, or just for fun!
Our building originated as a convenience store and was eventually sold, which paved the way for us to open our boutique. We are proud of our heritage, and we are excited about what the future holds for Eye Wonder Optical!
We cannot wait to get to know you and help you find the perfect pair of glasses for your style! Please stop by today to say hello, or give us a call to book an appointment. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Dr. Issra Abdullah: Optometrist
Dr. Issra Abdullah has practiced optometry in both Canada and the United Kingdom. She has conducted clinical rotations in primary care, pediatrics, ocular disease, and binocular vision. Dr. Abdullah has practiced in multiple settings and has a passion for diagnosis and management of ocular disease.
She truly enjoys forming relationships with her patients, seeing them and their families year after year, and providing them with the highest level of care.
In her spare time, she loves playing board games, hiking, and exploring new coffee shops and restaurants in the city. Feel free to share any recommendations you may have with her!
Dr. Mark Bassily: Optometrist
Dr. Mark Bassily received his Honours Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) from the University of Guelph in 2015. He then completed his Doctorate of Optometry at the MCPHS University School of Optometry in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2019.
Throughout his optometric studies, Dr. Bassily was a member of several clubs and committees. Most notably, as a member of the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) he was selected to travel to Nicaragua to provide eye care to over 4,688 patients from surrounding villages. This was an unforgettable experience that has continued his interest in providing eye care to those in underprivileged areas. Dr. Bassily hopes to continue overseas mission trips throughout his career.
During his clinical externships, Dr. Bassily had the opportunity to work in clinics which specialized in pediatric low vision treatments, as well as conditions involving posterior segment disorders. He also worked along several ophthalmologists in southern Florida, where he gained exposure to a variety of ocular procedures, including providing pre and post-operative care.
Since moving back to Toronto, Dr. Bassily provides mobile geriatric eye exams to multiple nursing homes in southwestern Ontario. Providing care to patients who are unable to access eye care services on their own has been a very fulfilling experience for him.
Dr. Bassily is a member of the College of Optometrist of Ontario and the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO).
In his free time, Dr. Bassily loves to cook, run, travel, and spend quality time with family and friends.