The Vision Direct Team Blog

#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

6 things you need to know about applying make-up with contact lenses
Thursday, 18 May 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

6 things you need to know about applying make-up with contact lenses

It's important to take care when applying make-up if you wear contact lenses, so we've put together 6 things you need to know when putting your make-up on. Read More

How Ferdinand Monoyer created the modern eye test
Tuesday, 9 May 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

How Ferdinand Monoyer created the modern eye test

The 9th of May marks the birthday of Ferdinand Monoyer, who was responsible for creating one of the most widely-used eye tests of all time. Read More

7 sunglasses style tips perfect for summer 2017
Friday, 21 April 2017 by Callan Smith-Sheerin

7 sunglasses style tips perfect for summer 2017

With summer now finally here, we've compiled our favourite tips for sunglasses style in 2017. Read More

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