The Vision Direct Team Blog

Halloween contact lenses: How to buy and wear them safely
Thursday, 19 October 2017 by Charlotte Davis

Halloween contact lenses: How to buy and wear them safely

While cosmetic lenses can be a great match for your Halloween outfit, it’s worth remembering that they are still medical devices and should be used with just as much care as regular contact lenses. Read More

Debunking the Myths about buying contact lenses online
Friday, 13 October 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

Debunking the Myths about buying contact lenses online

Buying contact lenses online is safe and easy, but there are some myths out there that suggest otherwise. Luckily, we're at hand to bust these myths so you can be confident when you're buying online. Read More

5 fascinating facts about vision
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

5 fascinating facts about vision

We all know the importance of vision in daily life, but did you know that some people see bright spectrums of colour instead of grey? Or that it’s just as important as taste in deciding whether your dinner is delicious? Read More

National Eye Health Week: 5 bad habits contact lens wearers fall into
Friday, 15 September 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

National Eye Health Week: 5 bad habits contact lens wearers fall into

While getting used to caring for your lenses is simple, it’s just as easy to slip into a few bad habits, especially if you are in a rush. We’ve listed some of the most common and why they should be avoided Read More

6 important things to remember when you're new to contact lenses
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

6 important things to remember when you're new to contact lenses

There are plenty of reasons to start wearing contact lenses. Maybe it’s the way they make you look, or that you just need them occasionally. Whatever your reason, to get the most out of your lenses there are some simple things you should remember to do! Read More

The relationship between vision and learning
Thursday, 24 August 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

The relationship between vision and learning

With the new school year just round the corner, is it time for your kids to get an eye test? Find out more as we look at the relationship between vision and learning. Read More

#ThinkUV: separating truth from myth about UV damage
Thursday, 10 August 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

#ThinkUV: separating truth from myth about UV damage

VIsion Direct and charity Fight for Sight have teamed up to encourage you to #ThinkUV this summer. We've decided to dispel some myths about UV damage in this blog. Read More

This is how a guide dog changes from a playful puppy to a life-changing companion
Thursday, 3 August 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

This is how a guide dog changes from a playful puppy to a life-changing companion

Ever wondered how a cute and playful pup can turn into a professional and disciplined guide dog? Find out how with our blog! Read More

A brief history of contact lenses
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

A brief history of contact lenses

Take a stroll through the history of contact lenses, from a twinkle in a great Italian inventor's eye, to the modern silicone hydrogel lenses you wear today! Read More

This is why some people have 2 different coloured eyes
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

This is why some people have 2 different coloured eyes

As it's Different Coloured Eyes Day, we thought we'd celebrate this fascinating trait by explaining heterochromia and how it causes two eyes to be of 2 different colours! Read More

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