5 Questions To Get To Know Dr. David Neal
Updated: Jun 27
Did you know that Dr. David Neal in an North Carolina native and foodie that loves the Tar Heels and playing golf? With this in mind, below are 5 questions to get to know Dr. David Neal.
1) Why did you become an optometrist?
I had always planned to go into healthcare. I started wearing glasses at age five and was introduced to optometry pretty early. After visiting my childhood optometrist many years and eventually shadowing them during my undergraduate studies, I knew it was the gig for me.
2) What inspired you to practice in North Carolina?
Well I’m originally from Southern Pines, North Carolina but I went to optometry school in Boston. After enduring a few cold winters, I was excited to come back home and practice in the Carolinas.
3) What is your favorite thing about being an eye doctor?
My favorite part is helping patients to see their best and making an immediate impact on their quality of life through vision.
4) What do you feel makes Northlake Eye different?
The team and doctors really focus on the patient’s needs, and are always trying to find ways to improve the exam experience.
5) What do you like to do when you're not seeing patients?
If I’m not seeing patients I enjoy traveling, watching the Tar Heels, playing golf, or tracking down the latest and greatest Charlotte restaurant with my wife, Sandra. And I’m always open to new restaurant recommendations.