The Vision Direct Team Blog

World Diabetes Day 2017: How an eye test can help prevent diabetes
Monday, 13 November 2017 by Vision Direct

World Diabetes Day 2017: How an eye test can help prevent diabetes

Many people don’t realise the role your eyes play in the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Eye tests can detect symptoms of diabetes at an early stage, making it even more important to make sure you're getting one every 2 years. Read More

Essilor Vision Foundation: November Update
Thursday, 9 November 2017 by Zynab Zakaria

Essilor Vision Foundation: November Update

Find out the latest updates on Essilor's Vision Foundation and their initiatives Read More

Heading out on fireworks night? Top tips for keeping your eyes safe
Thursday, 2 November 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

Heading out on fireworks night? Top tips for keeping your eyes safe

We offer our top tips for protecting your eyes this Fireworks Night. Read More

Is sleep good for your eyes?
Thursday, 26 October 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

Is sleep good for your eyes?

Healthy eyes and sleep are intimately related, and the more you get, the better your eyes are going to feel. Find out why with our blog! Read More

3 Halloween looks with coloured contact lenses that will inspire your outfit
Monday, 23 October 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

3 Halloween looks with coloured contact lenses that will inspire your outfit

We've enlisted the help of 3 fantastic bloggers to create creepy looks using coloured contact lenses that are perfect for your Halloween party or night out. Read More

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

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