Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make our office the leading provider of vision care products and services in Chillicothe.
Patricia A. Haller, O.D.
Dr. Patricia (Patty) Haller grew up in Chillicothe and attended Bishop Flaget and is a graduate of Chillicothe High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. While in optometry school she was awarded the Hymen R Kamens Award and the F. Dow Smith Award, both for leadership and the commitment to optometry. She returned home to Chillicothe to open her practice in 1997. Dr. Haller has served as an Examiner for the National Board of Optometry and received the RealEyes Leadership Award in 2013 from the Ohio Optometric Association for her work presenting in the local school systems teaching the importance of eye exams to Ross County school students. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Ohio Optometric Association. In 2015, Dr. Haller designed and built the spacious new office at 64 Executive Center Drive which includes all state of the art technology. She enjoys treating patients of all ages for comprehensive vision exams and especially enjoys medical optometry, treating glaucoma, ocular diseases, and the advanced treatment of dry eye disease.
Dr. Haller is very active in the Chillicothe community including past president of Junior Civic League, past president of Chillicothe Business and Professional Women, volunteering and calling Bingo at her daughter’s school, and she is a lector at St. Mary Catholic Church. Dr. Haller is proud to give back to the Chillicothe community through her support of such organizations as 4-H, the Ross County Shrine Club, the Buck Fifty, and countless sporting and recreational events to benefits adults and youth of Ross County.
In her free time, Dr. Haller enjoys playing golf, cooking, and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Laura C. Hamman, O.D.
Dr. Laura (Chenoweth) Hamman is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry and is excited to be working alongside Dr. Haller providing comprehensive eye care to their patients. A Ross County native, Dr. Hamman grew up just outside of Clarksburg and is a 2010 graduate of Adena High School. Dr. Hamman earned both her Bachelor of Science in Medical Dietetics and her Doctor of Optometry from The Ohio State University. Although Dr. Hamman truly enjoys all aspects of optometry, she has a special interest in ocular disease like glaucoma, hypertensive retinopathy, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration as well as fitting specialty contact lenses such as scleral and corneal rigid gas permeable lenses. Dr. Hamman is a member of the Ohio Optometric Association, American Optometric Association and the American Academy of Optometry. In her free time, Dr. Hamman likes to spend time with her husband, Will and their chocolate lab, Scout. She also enjoys staying active and gardening. Dr. Hamman is gladly accepting new patients of all ages!
Our exceptional and friendly staff have a combined total of over 60 years experience in optometric services. From the moment you walk into our office to the minute you leave, our staff will be there to assist you every step of the way. From scheduling appointments, to explaining insurance benefits, to purchasing eye glasses that reflect your style and make your vision the best it can be, our accommodating staff will be there to guide you. We pride ourselves in providing the best customer service in eye care!