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Welcome to Eye Designs Optical Shop

This is where you can read about us, our qualifications, our continuing education, and our pledge to provide you with the very best eye care available.

About Us




Dr. Craig Murtha has been practicing Optometry in Rock Hill Since 1985. He received his undergraduate degree from the State University Of New York at Buffalo in 1979, and his Doctor of Optometry Degree from the State University of New York College of Optometry in 1983. Dr. Murtha served for three years providing eye care as a Captain in the U.S. Army before beginning his optometry practice in Rock Hill in 1985. He practices primary care optometry with an emphasis on providing personal care and communication along with his wife Christine, who is a licensed optician. Our goal is to provide you with the widest range of products and services to meet your visual needs with excellence. We commonly hear our patients say "these are the best eyeglasses I have ever owned", and this is what we strive for every day at EyeDesigns of Rock Hill, SC.


Mrs. Christine Murtha has been in the optical field since 1985. She is a licensed optician in the state of South Carolina. She is also an optician certified by the national organization of the American Board of Opticianry. Christine has also served as an area representative for the officers of the S.C. Association of Opticians. She has gone above and beyond the normal tasks, and education of the average optician. The expanded knowledge and skills that she offers include: The operation of an optical with an in office Rx surfacing lab, edging, polishing, beveling, tinting and drilling of the latest eyewear styles. Multiple frame repairs include soldering, hinge repairs, nasal bridge repairs, and customizing frames for a perfect fit. Christine takes pride in her profession and you will feel confident with her skillfull qualities to handle your prescription and optical needs with the utmost care and competence.


Jane Rinehart has been a significant staff member at Eye Designs since 1988. She is a licensed optician in the state of South Carolina, and is also certified by the National Board of Opticianry. Jane's long term experience and skills allow her to assist anyone in need of advice and questions concerning their eyewear. Janes "down home hospitality" will make your experience fun, friendly and make you feel like family.


Melissa Lane has been a multi-talented staff member since 1997. She is very helpful with eyewear selection, advice on lenses, and helping new patients with their contact lenses. An experienced contact lens wearer herself, Melissa is very capable with the knowledge and dispensing skills she uses with each individual. You will feel comfortable and at ease with her professional abilities in all of these areas and more.


Toni White has been an enthusiastic staff member at Eye Designs since 2002. Her excellent communication skills and attentiveness to your needs will create an enjoyable and satisfying eyeglass experience. Customers really appreciate Toni's advice and guidance with frame selection to fit their lifestyles and needs.


Justin Murtha has been in the optical field for many years. He is licensed by the state of South Carolina, and has also recieved his certification from the American Board of Opticianry. He has hands on experience as an optical lab technician, as well as helping customers with any of their other needs. His areas of expertise include fabricating prescription lenses, frame adjustments, frame repairs, frame selection, and overall fitting. Come in and enjoy the Justin Murtha experience!