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

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...

What are the benefits of Blue Light 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...

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....

Corona Office Update

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

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,...

What Are Eye Allergies?

Eye Doctor in North Austin, Texas Eye allergies, also called “allergic conjunctivitis,” are the eyes’ response to environmental irritants and allergens. Their symptoms range in...

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...