The Vision Direct Team Blog

Our guide to wearing your contact lenses this summer
Friday, 27 May 2016 by David Blabey

Our guide to wearing your contact lenses this summer

The sun is finally starting to shine, and summer is now officially underway. But while you’re out enjoying the heat, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure your eyes stay fresh, clean and healthy. Read More

Festival survival guide for contact lens wearers
Friday, 27 May 2016 by David Blabey

Festival survival guide for contact lens wearers

Festival season is now just around the corner. So if you’re getting ready to head out into the fields this summer, it’s worth making sure you have everything you need to make the most of your experience. Read More

Busting the Myths around contact lenses
Thursday, 26 May 2016 by David Blabey

Busting the Myths around contact lenses

If you've never tried contact lenses before, the idea of putting something right against your eye can seem quite alien. That might be the reason that so many myths and false truths have built up around them, when in reality almost anyone who wears glasses can also benefit from using contact lenses. Read More

How far can you see into space with the human eye?
Thursday, 19 May 2016 by David Blabey

How far can you see into space with the human eye?

When you look up at night, depending on how dark it is around you, it’s possible to see thousands of stars, planets and even, on a particularly dark night, galaxies that are thousands of light years away. But when all the conditions are perfect, just how far into space can we really see? Read More

Vision Direct sponsors Motorbike Adventures of Britain
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 by David Blabey

Vision Direct sponsors Motorbike Adventures of Britain

This year, we’re sponsoring long time Vision Direct customer Kevin Lear as he takes an incredible motorbike journey across the coastlines of the UK. We caught up with Kevin before he started his journey to find out how he was doing. Read More

May the 4th be with you on Star Wars day
Wednesday, 4 May 2016 by David Blabey

May the 4th be with you on Star Wars day

It’s potentially one of the most well-known puns in the English speaking world, but that doesn’t stop fans across the globe celebrating anything and everything Star Wars related. Read More

Re-using and recycling your packaging
Thursday, 28 April 2016 by David Blabey

Re-using and recycling your packaging

Recycling is one of the easiest ways for you to have a direct impact on the state of the environment. If we can reduce the amount we throw away and waste every day, we won’t have to rely as much on landfills to dispose of our rubbish. Read More

Travelling with your contact lenses
Thursday, 21 April 2016 by David Blabey

Travelling with your contact lenses

When you’re setting off on a trip, preparing your contact lenses might be the last thing on your mind. However, just a short amount of preparation can often mean a much more care free holiday. With that in mind, here are our top tips on travelling with your contact lenses. Read More

Our top 5 springtime foods that are also healthy for your eyes
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 by David Blabey

Our top 5 springtime foods that are also healthy for your eyes

We’re cooking up some fantastic meals this spring, so we’ve pulled out a few of our favourites that don’t just taste great but can also improve the health of your eyes. Read More

Your entries to our Poetry Month competition
Monday, 18 April 2016 by David Blabey

Your entries to our Poetry Month competition

Vision Direct’s 2016 poetry competition is still underway! This year, to celebrate poetry month, we asked our customers to send us their own poems around the subject of Vision. We’ve had hundreds of fantastic entries, and these are just a few of our favourites. Read More

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