Blog Contributors | Eye Health and Gaming Experts - GUNNAR


Our content team is committed to providing readers with accurate information that can improve eye health and enhance daily performance. We are a diverse group of device users who aim to help others enrich their lives in the digital age.

Dr. Zilnicki Author Contributor

Dr. Miki Lyn Zilnicki, O.D., F.C.O.V.D.

Dr. Zilnicki, is part owner of Twin Forks Optometry & Vision Therapy in Long Island. With her business partner, Dr. Jessica Licausi, she co-hosts the podcast “Vision is More Than 20/20”. She is also an active member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development representative writer for Vision Therapy on the website

Favorite Frame Style: Attaché

Author and Gaming Expert Georgina Petrie

Georgina Petrie

Georgina Petrie is a marketing director and gaming category lead at GUNNAR. From her start in the European game industry at SEGA, UK in the early 90’s, through to her extensive career in the US, working on multiple global video game launches at AAA and indie publishing companies, Georgina has accumulated vast experience and valuable insights when it comes to gaming.

Favorite Frame Style: Razer FPS

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RJ Snyder

RJ is the director of digital and trade marketing for GUNNAR, with more than ten years of experience working in the health and wellness industry. As an avid athlete and wellness advocate, he enjoys helping others reach their peak potential. RJ holds a bachelor’s degree in Health and Behavioral Science from the University of Delaware.

Favorite Frame Style: Haus

Sarah Biggs


Sarah is the Director of Ecommerce and Digital at GUNNAR. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and an MBA with a concentration in digital marketing. Sarah previously suffered from migraines due to prolonged screen exposure and has seen first-hand how GUNNAR glasses protect her eyes. She combines her digital trend expertise with her passion for health and wellness to drive GUNNAR as a digital eye strain leader.

Favorite Frame Style: Rx Apex Gold/Marble

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Desirae is a marketing coordinator at GUNNAR and a key player in frame innovation. A passion for fashion, Desirae takes the leading trends in the fashion industry and applies that to the gaming and computer eyewear of GUNNAR. Desirae holds a bachelor’s degree in Arts Multimedia from San Diego State University.

Favorite Frame Style: Infinite

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Ryan is the Rx and Computer brand manager at GUNNAR with over seven years of working in the optical industry. From working at Oakley then with brands such as Maui Jim and Costa, he enjoys helping people see better while protecting their eyes from harmful rays. Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego.

Favorite Frame Style: Pendleton

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Terry is a Customer Experience Associate at GUNNAR. With 3 years of participation as a Comic-Con Professional Staff Volunteer under the Experience Design Team, and 14 years of involvement as a Daily Volunteer, he is an endless wealth of popular culture facts and an avid gamer in his spare time. His previous professional background includes Assistant Administration and Academic Transition Counseling at the University of California, San Diego where he holds a BA in Ethnic Studies.

Favorite Frame Style: Infinite Black

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Ted Richards

As a writer for the past 7 years, an online tutor, and a graduate student at Claremont Graduate University, Ted spends a lot of time in front of screens, and has felt for himself the negative effects of such extended exposure. Ted’s experience with digital technology has made him a crusader for the cause of blue light protection. He writes hoping to help others experience relief.