The Vision Direct Team Blog

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

Contact lens and glasses tips for brides on their wedding day
Thursday, 15 June 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

Contact lens and glasses tips for brides on their wedding day

We've compiled our top tips on wearing contact lenses and glasses for brides on their wedding day so you can concentrate on having a great time! Read More

7 women’s sunglasses trends you should check out for this summer
Tuesday, 6 June 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

7 women’s sunglasses trends you should check out for this summer

Check out some of the latest trends in women's sunglasses fashion just in time for the summer. Read More

7 men's sunglasses styles that are on trend this summer
Friday, 26 May 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

7 men's sunglasses styles that are on trend this summer

Check out some of the latest men's sunglasses styles just in time for the summer. Read More

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