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Meredith Marmurek

Meredith is a content writer for EssilorLuxottica’s Global Digital Acceleration team. When she isn’t writing about eye health and vision, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and spoiling Teddy, her West Highland white terrier.

Eye drops can help soothe eye allergies, relieve blurry vision from dry eyes, and treat some eye infections and diseases. However, they can’t do any of that if you don’t put them in your eyes the right way.  To get the full desired effect...

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Did you know that having two different-colored eyes is a condition called heterochromia? This is also the term used when one or both of your eyes has more than one color in the iris (the colored part of the eye).  The color of the iris is...

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Reviewed by Thomas Stokkermans, OD, PhD on July 10, 2023 If you have hazel eyes, you’ve probably been told that your eyes look green, brown, brownish-green, or greenish-brown. In fact, all of these descriptions are true because your eyes...

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Have you ever seen someone with amber-colored eyes? Chances are the answer is no. Amber eyes are very rare. Only about 5% of the world’s population has amber eyes, making it No. 3 on the list of rarest eye colors. The rarest eye color is...

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If you’re an avid gamer, there have probably been times when your eyes felt tired or uncomfortable. You may have had blurred vision or trouble focusing after a long time looking at a screen. If this has happened to you, gaming glasses may...

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What Is Anti-Reflective Coating? Anti-reflective (AR) coating eliminates almost all reflections from the front and back of your eyeglasses lenses. This lens coating allows nearly 99% of the available light to reach your eyes.  If your...

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Cost of Contacts vs. Glasses When you need new vision correction, it’s important to be aware of all the options available. The journey to maintain your eye health and clear vision is something that requires a lot of careful thought, and...

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How much does an eye exam cost? There’s more than one answer to this question. The cost of an eye exam depends on several things such as whether or not you have vision insurance, where you go for an exam, and if you need extra services in...

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Reviewed by Sonia Kelley, OD, MS on June 21, 2023 If you’ve been told you need prescription eyeglasses to correct astigmatism, you may be wondering what makes glasses for astigmatism different from other types of eyewear. Read on to learn...

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Many people wait for the first bright, sunny day of the year to pick up a new pair of sunglasses. Leaving this decision to the last second can often result in buying sunglasses in a hurry instead of taking the time to choose a pair that...

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