Our Team

The friendly and experienced team make West Georgia Eye Care

the area's leading eye care practice.

Dr. Jennifer Carter

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Jennifer Carter, O.D. is a specialist in contact lenses and has experience in every available type of lens, including multifocal lenses and the new scleral lens design for complex cases.  She also has co-managed all types of surgical cases. She is a Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.

Dr. Carter received her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2002.  She received her bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Shorter College in Rome, GA.  

Dr. Carter’s husband, Josh, is a U.S. History teacher and is a  basketball coach at Bremen High School. They have three children, Jamison, Jackson, and Jillian


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Rebecca Goad, OD is a native of Clarksville, Tennessee. She graduated from Auburn University before pursuing a career in eye care.

She completed her Doctorate of Optometry in Memphis, TN at the Southern College of Optometry. Following graduation, she completed a residency in Ocular Disease and Refractive Surgery at Woolfson Eye Institute in Atlanta where she was able to expand her knowledge of ocular diseases and management of ocular surgeries, including LASIK, PRK, and cataract surgery.

When not working, you can find Dr Goad in the kitchen trying a new recipe, playing with her springer spaniel, Winston, or cheering on the Auburn Tigers on a fall Saturday.

Dr. Krista Stapleton


Krista Stapleton, OD  received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia.  In 2007, she was awarded Doctor of Optometry by the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN.  Her passion is ocular disease with emphasis on diabetic complications, dry eye, and glaucoma.

Dr. Stapleton grew up on a row crop and cattle farm in Coffee County GA. She and her family have lived in the West Georgia area for ten years. Dr. Stapleton's husband, Stephen is a production planner with Sugar Foods in Villa Rica, GA. While not at work, they both enjoy outdoor activities such as tennis, camping, and cheering on UGA in the fall.   They have two boys, Drew and Luke.