Dr.David A. JohnsonO.D.
Dr. David A. Johnson graduated cum laude from Auburn University at Montgomery with a degree in Physical Science (majored in Biology and Chemistry with minors in Math and English). Dr. Johnson graduated from the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Optometry in 1986. He and his wife, Deborah, moved to Peachtree City to establish his practice in 1988.
Dr. Johnson is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the Georgia Optometric Association. He and his family are members of the Peachtree City United Methodist Church.
Dr.Nicole GurbalO.D., FCOVD
Dr. Gurbal received her Doctor of Optometry degree from The New England College of Optometry and her Bachelor of Science from Florida State University. She completed a post- graduate residency in Pediatrics and Vision Therapy at Southern College of Optometry. During this residency she gained experience working with children, diagnosing and managing common eye disorders found in the pediatric population, and successfully implementing vision therapy programs for both adults and children.
From a very young age, Dr. Gurbal had always had an interest in the field of optometry. As a young child, she suffered from many reading problems, and it wasn’t until she enrolled in a vision therapy program that she began to realize what her passion in life was. The benefits or vision therapy did wonders for her, and now she is fully committed to providing the service to help strengthen children’s vision as it relates to academics and athletics.
Dr. Gurbal is an active member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), American Optometric Academy (AOA), the Georgia Optometric Association (GOA), and the Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEP). She is the currently the InfantSEE Chairperson for the state of Georgia. As chairperson, she attended the first InfantSEE Summit meeting in Dallas in 2007. She continues to educate the public about the InfantSEE program by incorporating information about the program in health care clinics throughout Fulton County. It is her goal to expand this knowledge throughout the state.
In 2008, Dr. Gurbal was honored with the Georgia Young Optometrist of the Year Award. As a developmental optometrist, she continues to expand her knowledge by attending optometric conventions, participating in research, and attending continuing education courses.
Dr. Gurbal currently resides in Smyrna, Ga, and likes to spend her spare time outdoors with her husband Chris.
Dr. James New O.D.
Dr. James New graduated from Valdosta State University with a BS degree in Biology. In 1995 he earned his Doctorate of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Prior to joining EyeCare Plus in 2020, Dr. New was in practice with the Clayton Eye Center in Morrow, GA, where he specialized in contact lens fittings, Diabetic eye disease , Glaucoma , Cataracts and other various ocular diseases.Dr. New has been a resident of Peachtree City for 10 years with his wife Kirsten and three children. He enjoys the outdoors, fishing, carpentry, and of course, college football.