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Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events at King and Rose Optical.

How Can You Tell If Your Baby Has a Vision Problem?

Knowing whether your baby’s vision is healthy can be difficult— but not impossible. Here are some telltale signs of vision problems in babies and toddlers.

Who is the Ideal LASIK Candidate?

Most people who have worn eyeglasses or contact lenses for years dream about getting up in the morning and seeing clearly without eyewear. LASIK refractive...

What Are Eye Allergies?

If you’ve ever had watery, itchy, red eyes, you know what it’s like to have eye allergies. Learn more about eye allergies — what they...

Corona Office Update

Now OPEN by Appointment At King and Rose Optical our goal is always to provide expert, personalized eye care and the best prescription eyewear and...

3 Eye Exercises To Relieve Eye Strain

It is important to take a break from digital devices to allow our eyes to rest and prevent eye strain.To reduce eye strain, try these...

What Can I Do to Prevent Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a primary cause of preventable vision loss and blindness among adults in North America. Early detection is crucial. Fortunately, your eye doctor can...

Macular Degeneration – What Is It?

Macular degeneration is a vision-threatening eye disease that many people experience as they age. It affects the macula — an area of the retina that...

3 Reasons To Wear Prescription Sunglasses

Prescription sunglasses offer the right prescription for your eyes as well as sun protection. Here are 3 reasons why prescription sunglasses are a must for...

Contact Lenses Wear & Care Do’s and Don’ts

Contact Lenses & Eye Care Here’s a shocking statistic: According to the CDC, more than 99% of the people who wear contact lenses in the...

What Are The Main Causes Of Blindness?

Here we discuss the main causes of blindness, and explain what you can do to reduce your chances of severe vision loss.

Is Your Face Mask Causing Dry Eye Syndrome?

If you’ve developed dry eye syndrome while wearing a face mask, you know just how uncomfortable the condition can be. Between now and your eye...

5 Sunglasses Trends Worth Knowing

Sunglasses aren’t only an accessory. They’re a necessity. Looking good is all well and fun, but protecting your eyes should be your main priority. When...

What Are The Top Benefits To Wearing Computer Glasses?

We spend countless hours of our lives staring at screens. But all this screen time comes at a price, commonly causing headaches, eye strain, insomnia...

Give Your Valentine a SPEC-tacular New Look This Year!

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and you still don’t have a gift? Consider getting them a pair of designer sunglasses they'll love!

Try These 5 Home Remedies For Dry Eye Syndrome

Do your eyes burn or feel gritty? You may have dry eye syndrome. While home remedies can help relieve your dry eye symptoms, it’s important...

6 Contact Lens Tips for Winter Weather

Harsh winter weather can irritate your eyes — especially if you wear contacts. Here are some tips to make contact lens wearing hassle-free this winter.

5 Reasons to Buy Blue Light Glasses In-Store

There are many benefits to buying blue light glasses. The lenses keep you from experiencing eye strain, headaches and other side effects of blue light...

Glaucoma & Your Eye Health What You Need To Know

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month! Here’s what you ought to know about glaucoma and discover how an eye exam could help save your vision.

Flexible Spending Accounts & Vision Benefits

New Year, New Benefits! Flexible Spending Accounts & Vision Benefits. Start the new year by learning how to use your FSA and HSA benefits for...

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy Eyes in 2021

Every year people make New Year’s resolutions that involve a positive change in their lives. One of your resolutions should include maintaining healthy eyes.

Why It’s Important to Wear Sunglasses, Even In The Winter!

Wearing sunglasses in the winter can protect your eyes from sun damage, lower your risk of eye disease, and prevent a condition called snow blindness......

How Sugar Affects Your Eyes Health

Diabetic retinopathy is a sight-threatening condition caused by high blood sugar levels in diabetics. Fortunately, your eye doctor can advise you on how to reduce...

5 Ways to Set Up Your Home Computer to Reduce Eye Strain

For many of us, using a computer is part of our daily lives, and our eyes are paying the price: more than half the people...

Top 5 Holiday Gifts for People Who Wear Glasses

How time flies — the holiday season is just around the corner! Here are 5 eye-friendly gift-giving ideas for family, friends or colleagues who wear...

3 Reasons to Avoid Buying Cheap Glasses

It is important to not skimp on quality when buying eyeglasses. Furthermore, buying cheap glasses without a thorough eye exam may have lasting effects on...

Thanksgiving – A Time to Give Gratitude for Sight

This Thanksgiving, be thankful for your eyesight by taking care of your eyes. Proper eye care can help maintain eye health and prevent vision problems...

Are Eye Problems More Common in Women Than Men?

Women have a higher chance of developing eye conditions and diseases. Read on to learn why, and how an eye doctor can help.

Use It Or Lose It | Why You Should Use Your Eye Care Benefits Now

Don’t let your yearly Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) vision benefits expire with the start of the new year! Here’s why you should act now and...

Dangerous Halloween Makeup Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Applying Halloween eye makeup can be tricky. Follow these costume eye-makeup guidelines to avoid infection and other eye conditions.

Eye Health Benefits of Eating Pumpkin

Go ahead and grab a slice of pumpkin pie and a cup of pumpkin latte as you discover how pumpkins support healthy eyes and vision.

Beware of Eye Infections – Eye Makeup & Decorative Contact Lenses

Have fun this Halloween but be informed about common eye infections. At King and Rose Optical we care about eye safety while partaking in good-spirited...

Risks Of Decorative Contact Lenses

Decorative contact lenses are a fun way to transform into your character on Halloween! But be sure to purchase your contacts from a reliable source...

Can You Limit Blue Light Exposure?

Can You Limit Blue Light Exposure? Read on to find out.

Can Pregnancy Cause Blurred Vision?

Did you know that blurred vision can be tied to pregnancy? Read on to learn why and how eye doctors can help with your eye...

5 Coolest Sunglass Trends For Fall 2020

Just because the weather may be starting to cool down doesn’t mean your eyes no longer need protection from the sun’s harmful rays. Here’s our...

Is Your Teen Ready To Wear Contact Lenses?

Contact lenses can be a great choice for teens needing vision correction. If your teens have been asking you for contact lenses, you may want...

Increasing Screen Time? It’s Time For An Eye Exam

Annual eye exams are important for students of all ages, especially for those who learn online.

What Are Trifocal Lenses?

Trifocal lenses correct near vision, intermediate vision, and distance vision without having to wear multiple pairs of eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Best Reasons to Buy From Your Local Optometrist Instead of Online

While purchasing glasses online may seem more convenient or frugal, there are several reasons why buying eyewear from local optometrists is the better option.

Back To School: Virtual Classrooms and Your Child’s Vision

With online schooling becoming more prevalent, some parents wonder how learning in a virtual classroom will affect their child’s eyes. Read on to learn more...

Should I Get Eyeglasses If Only One Eye Has Blurred Vision?

It's fairly common for people to experience blurred vision in a single eye. While in many cases it's a simple refractive error that requires vision...

When Should You See An Eye Doctor?

Certain eye problems warrant a visit to the eye doctor. The sooner your eyes are treated, the higher your chances of preventing any long-term ocular...

Eye Exams Are Important Even With 20/20 Vision

If you have 20/20 vision, you may think that visiting the eye doctor isn't a priority. However, only a comprehensive eye evaluation can detect underlying...

Is It Time for New Glasses?

There comes a time when you need to say goodbye to your old pair of glasses and replace it with a new one. Get a...

Useful Eye Care Tips

By caring for your eyes, you not only ensure your visual acuity is up-to-date. You can also prevent a variety of sight-threatening ocular diseases.

Can I Get Sunglasses With Progressive Lenses?

If you wear bifocal or progressive eyeglasses, progressive sunglasses offer an excellent solution for spending time outdoors. With progressive sunglasses, you’ll not only see better...

Are Mirrored Sunglasses More Than Just a Trend?

Mirrored sunglasses are popular for a reason. They're not only stylish, but also offer UV protection and dramatically reduce glare. Curious to find out more?...

Did You Know That 20% of People Sleep With Their Eyes Open?

1 in 5 people sleep with their eyes open. Known as nocturnal lagophthalmos, this condition can interfere with sleep and cause people to wake up...

Routine Eye Exams are Back

Optometrists are slowly reopening their practices to offer routine services like eye exams for contact lenses, glasses, and eye surgery. This time around they will...

7 Reasons To Wear Sunglasses

Sunglasses are so much more than an accessory. They can lower your risk of developing dangerous eye diseases, and can keep you looking younger and...

COVID-19 –  What Constitutes an Eye Care Emergency? 

An eye care emergency is defined as medical care for conditions requiring prompt medical attention due to a sudden change in ocular or visual health....

Frames That Match Your Style – Eyewear Trends 2020!

Optical Store & Eye Care in North Austin, Texas Whether you prefer a pair of bold and bright frames or something more elegant and subtle,...

Frames For Eyeglasses Depending On Your Skin Tone

Optical Store & Eye Care in North Austin, Texas Your face shape can help you identify your ideal frame style. Once you've found the perfect...

Your Eyes Are the Windows to Your Health

Your eyes aren't just the windows to your soul — they can also reveal valuable information about your general health beyond whether you need glasses,...

Change Your Look With Non-Prescription Glasses

Ready For a New Look? Non-prescription eyewear offers the easiest way to change your look. At our optical store in North Austin our opticians will...

Sunburned Eyes? Beware of Snow Blindness!

Playing outside in a snowy winter wonderland can be magical. Under clear skies in the sunshine, the soft white landscape becomes just about irresistible, whether...

Discover the Right Lenses for Your Lifestyle

At North Austin we work with you to find the perfect frames and lenses to match your personal style and lifestyle. Designer Glasses & Sunglasses....

How Smoking Impacts Vision

Smoking harms nearly every system in your body — including your eyes. Though we are all aware of the health effects associated with smoking, such...

Why Own More Than One Pair of Eyeglasses

Optical Store - Prescription Eyeglasses - Eye Exams in North Austin, Texas How many pairs of shoes do you own? While that answer largely depends...

Are There Different Types of Contact Lenses?

Contact lenses are often prescribed according to lifestyle and eye condition. Our eye doctor and professional eye care staff at King and Rose Optical in...

Ready to Find the Right Glasses for Your Face Shape?

The first thing to consider when choosing a frame is your face shape in addition to what sort of material you like best for the...

12 Tips for Optimal Eye Health

Optical Store & Eye Care in North Austin, Texas Good Eye Care Habits & Hygiene By practicing good eye care habits and hygiene, you can...

Why Makeup & Eyeglasses Look Gorgeous Together

Come by King and Rose Optical, the best optical store in North Austin to check out our vast selection of designer eyeglasses to rock with...

Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Swimming in a pool with your contacts on or topping off your solution may seem harmless, but they could compromise your contact lenses and your...

King and Rose’s Dr. Provost Interviewed: Here’s What You Missed

Dr. Provost was interviewed about his experience successfully fitting patients with new contact lens technology. He talked about daily disposable silicone hydrogel contact lenses and...

A special obsession with Jacques Durand

We have a special obsession with our Jacques Durand collection. In our opinion, these are the most comfortable, natural cotton-based acetate frames made. The line...

Top Eye Diseases and Eye Care Tips by Austin’s Top Optometrist

Here is a rundown on the top eye care tips and diseases that are treated by Austin Optometrists. Refractive conditions of the eye are the...

Gotti Switzerland Lisa & Loli Review

This week for our Model Showcase series we dive into something new! Götti Switzerland eyewear! The models Lisa and Loli are in our crosshairs this...

Rigards RG0096 Review

Easily one of the most elegant and unique frames that we have here in the store. Rigards is no exception when it comes to artistry...

Ahlem Place de Alpes Review

This weeks Model Showcase series highlights Place des Alpes from French designer AHLEM EYEWEAR! This sophisticated sunglass is inspired by Paris architecture and embodies all...

Andy Wolf 5084 Review

Today we discover the realm of Andy Wolf Eyewear, more specifically model 5084. It combines a beautifully colorful acetate with metal to create this unusual...

Sabine be Designer Showcase

King & Rose is proud to introduce a wonderful collection from French designer Sabine be. The line showcases playful colors and shapes which are intended...

Sabine be Casual Review

Hello friends and welcome to this weeks Model Showcase video. This week we highlight a super fun stand out sunglasses from French designer Sabine be....

Krewe Collection

Hey guys! This week we couldn’t just pick one frame! We wanted to showcase our KREWE collection. There are some good ones in here! Inspired...

Masunaga GMS 822 Review

Continuing along the same theme we have been on for the past week or so, we are proud to showcase Masunaga Optical 増永眼鏡株式会社 Get an...

Spexwax Collection Review

This week we shine a nice bright light onto one of our favorite collections, Spexwax! One of our first Model Showcase videos highlighted a cool...

Spexwax Collection II Review

This week’s model showcase highlights some more of our favorite @Spexwax frames. We announced last week that this coming Saturday, August 25th, the designer David...

Spexwax Camshaft Review

Introducing the Camshaft from eyewear designer Spexwax! 3 layers of upcycled vinyl records make up this one of a kind frame. Its unique color scheme...

Back to School – Tween’s and Teen’s Eye Care

Summer 2020 is halfway over! Schedule a comprehensive eye exam or update update your eyeglasses in our optical store in North Austin.