Dr Raymond Mabaso is a seasoned optometrist who has been in private practice for over 30 years. He is also a senior lecturer at the University of Limpopo. Dr Mabaso has a Bachelor of Optometry degree from the University of the North, South Africa, Master of Public Health from the University of Limpopo and a Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in health studies from the University of South Africa, among other qualifications. He has also published articles in peer-reviewed journals and serves as the reviewer for the African Vision and Eye Health Journal.
Dr Mabaso is the South African Optometric Association (SAOA) Ombudsman, a member of the Education and Clinical Standards of the SAOA and Legislation, regulation, and standards committee of African Council of Optometry (AFCO).