The VisionDirect Team Blog

5 Crazy animal contact lens tales!

5 Crazy animal contact lens tales!

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 by Emma Haskell

Did you know that animals can wear contact lenses? The team at Vision Direct found five amazing animal contact lens tales we'd love to share with you, covering everything from domestic pets to wild animals being fitted with lenses. Read More

Win a marvellous Mother's Day bouquet with #BlinkWinkThink

Win a marvellous Mother's Day bouquet with #BlinkWinkThink

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 by Charlotte Davis

WIN a luxury hand tied Mother's Day bouquet and Laurent-Perrier champagne, when you share a Mother's Day selfie of you & someone special, using the hashtag #BlinkWinkThink. Read More

Why Vision Direct is joining the Fight for Sight

Why Vision Direct is joining the Fight for Sight

Tuesday, 3 March 2015 by Charlotte Davis

Vision Direct announced recently that it is partnering with the UK's largest eye research charity, Fight for Sight. Find out why we're joining the fight for better sight in the UK and how you can help. Read More

What does your eye colour say about you?

What does your eye colour say about you?

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 by Julia Rossi

Discover what your eye colour reveals of your personality. According to iridologist whether you have blue, green or darker coloured eyes is a sign of a different character. Read More

Win an Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablet with #BlinkWinkThink

Win an Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablet with #BlinkWinkThink

Monday, 23 February 2015 by Charlotte Davis

Vision Direct is supporting Fight for Sight's #BlinkWinkThink campaign! Snap a selfie covering an eye in the most creative way you can, share it with us & you could WIN a brand new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablet. For every selfie we receive we'll donate £3 to Fight for Sight on your behalf! Read More

Dissolving contact lenses

Dissolving contact lenses

Saturday, 21 February 2015 by Charlotte Davis

A new study of nanowafer contact lens technology has shown that wafer-thin dissolving contact lenses could be used to deliver essential medicine to the eye more effectively than standard eye drops and to treat conditions more quickly. Read More

Nano gold contact lenses

Nano gold contact lenses

Thursday, 19 February 2015 by Charlotte Davis

An Indian doctor has created nano gold contact lenses using real 24 carat gold and diamonds, turning his patients' eyes into a fashion accessory. Read More

Vision Direct pancake day competition winners 2015

Vision Direct pancake day competition winners 2015

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 by Charlotte Davis

The Vision Direct pancake competition on Facebook and Twitter #VDpancakecomp is now closed and the winners have been announced! Well done to Lynne for her panda pancake, which won her a Nordic Ware smiley face pancake frying pan and lunch for two at the Breakfast Club in London! Congrats to Lucy and Amy, who both won personalised 'baked by' baking stencils as runners up prizes. Read More

Pancake Day: Fun and Healthy Recipes

Pancake Day: Fun and Healthy Recipes

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 by Julia Rossi

Today is Pancake Day. Vision Direct has selected for you the best pancake recipes, healthy for your eyes and exquisite for your palate. Try the sweet Blueberry and Almond Pancakes or the more savoury Carrott and Spinach ones! Read More

Telescopic contact lenses let you zoom in and out

Telescopic contact lenses let you zoom in and out

Monday, 16 February 2015 by Charlotte Davis

Brand new telescopic contact lenses let you zoom in and out with a wink! This cutting-edge optical device could make a big difference for those who suffer from low vision and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the future. Read More

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