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Dr. Tod Haller

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Tod Haller is an optometrist practicing in Queens, New York. Dr. Haller specializing in providing eye care services to patients. As an optometrist, Dr. Haller performs eye exams, tests vision, corrects vision by prescribing eye glasses or contacts, detects certain eye disorders and manages and treats vision problems. Optometrists often work closely with ophthalmologists who may need to further treat patients with surgical procedures.
Dr. Tod Haller
  • Queens, New York
  • MD at Ross University
  • Accepting new patients

My left eye has been constantly watering. What can I do about it?

You should see an eye doctor to determine “why” it is tearing. Once the cause is identified, then it can be treated appropriately. Otherwise, you are treating it blindly (no pun READ MORE
You should see an eye doctor to determine “why” it is tearing. Once the cause is identified, then it can be treated appropriately. Otherwise, you are treating it blindly (no pun intended).

second eye cataract removal

Cataract surgery is NEVER necessary except in very few situations. Otherwise, it is generally an elective surgery and does not need to be done. I would discuss with your ophthalmologist READ MORE
Cataract surgery is NEVER necessary except in very few situations. Otherwise, it is generally an elective surgery and does not need to be done. I would discuss with your ophthalmologist whether it is an emergency or NECESSARY, and why. Otherwise, I would consider it elective surgery.

How does accentrix work?

How Accentrix Solution for Injection works: Accentrix 10 mg/ml Solution for Injection is a monoclonal antibody, used to treat several eye diseases causing vision impairment. READ MORE
How Accentrix Solution for Injection works:

Accentrix 10 mg/ml Solution for Injection is a monoclonal antibody, used to treat several eye diseases causing vision impairment. It works by stopping abnormal blood vessel growth and leakage in the eye(s) that occur due to excess human vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGF-A), thereby preventing vision loss.

When should I get my daughter's first eye checkup done?

Typically, if you don't see any issues, like eyes are crossed or turned out, etc., then the first eye exam is at age 4.

What is the treatment for diabetic eye disease?

That depends on the extent of her eye disease. The early stages do not require any treatment. The later stages require laser of the retina or injections of medicine into The eye. READ MORE
That depends on the extent of her eye disease. The early stages do not require any treatment. The later stages require laser of the retina or injections of medicine into The eye. In extreme cases, a person may require surgery. If her vision is getting worse, she needs to be seen by an ophthalmologist immediately.

Can eye puffiness be a sign of an illness?

Sometimes it can be a sign of thyroid problems or menopause .

Are there any risks involved with a LASIK surgery?

Of course there are risks. In fact there are potential risks associated with any surgery. I would speak to your surgeon about the risks and see whether you are willing to bet your READ MORE
Of course there are risks. In fact there are potential risks associated with any surgery. I would speak to your surgeon about the risks and see whether you are willing to bet your vision against those risks.

Are colored lenses safe for your eyes?

That depends on you. If you take good care of them and they are the proper fit, then yes, they are safe. However if you don’t care for them properly or they were not fit by an READ MORE
That depends on you. If you take good care of them and they are the proper fit, then yes, they are safe. However if you don’t care for them properly or they were not fit by an optometrist or ophthalmologist than the answer is no

How long is the recovery from a cataract surgery?

That depends on her preoperative eye health as well as the method that the surgery was performed. That is impossible or another surgeon to answer, because each patient is different. READ MORE
That depends on her preoperative eye health as well as the method that the surgery was performed. That is impossible or another surgeon to answer, because each patient is different.

What does it take for an eye transplant to be successful?

Certain parts of an eye can be transplanted, but not an entire eye. In order to remove an eye, the nerve must be cut to allow the eye to come out. Once the nerve is cut, it READ MORE
Certain parts of an eye can be transplanted, but not an entire eye.

In order to remove an eye, the nerve must be cut to allow the eye to come out. Once the nerve is cut, it can no longer be attached to a new eye, therefore making a full eye transplant impossible

Can being in the sun without UV protection harm my eyes?

Yes it can. It can affect your retina and even speed up the formation of cataracts. Sunglasses are always recommended.

My mother's eyes always seem red. What could be the reason?

There are many! She should see an eye doctor ASAP!

Should I get tested for Leber's disease?

The rule is, if you are not sure, get it checked out. It does not hurt to get it checked out.

What should I do for the continuous sticky discharge from my eyes?

You should visit a doctor. At the moment, there's no telling what it is, and if it is an infection, it will only get worse.

Why are my son’s eyes burning?

You should bring him in to see an eye doctor. There can be many causes of burning eyes.

Can a 3 year old child have glasses?

Absolutely! Many of them do.

There's an intense pain in my eyes and my vision is blurry. What could this be from?

You need to see an eye doctor immediately!!! Go right now!!!