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 and worked with children who have vision related learning issues. 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. There, she served as class president and was on the Dean’s List. 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 golf and basketball coach at Bremen High School. They have three children, Jamison, Jackson, and Jillian

Dr. Krista Stapleton

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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.  There, she was selected as a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, an Optometric Honor Society.  Dr. Stapleton rotated through various externship sites including the VA Hospital, a primary care practice, and a pediatric practice. 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.