The Vision Direct Team Blog

How to take care of your eyes in summer
Thursday, 2 July 2020 by Vision Direct

How to take care of your eyes in summer

Summer is here, and we all want to spend more time in the sun - but it’s important to look after our eyes, too! We’ve put together our top summer eye care tips for contact lens wearers, so you can keep sight woes at bay and focus on having fun in the sun. Read More

How much time do we spend looking at screens?
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 by Vision Direct

How much time do we spend looking at screens?

We’re sure you’ve heard this before: too much screen time is not good for your eyes. But how much do we actually spend on digital devices? We commissioned a research to find out and the results are quite mind-blowing. Read More

5 things you need to know about hay fever
Thursday, 18 June 2020 by Vision Direct

5 things you need to know about hay fever

As we all prepare for more time outdoors, our optical experts have put together a list of five important things to know about hay fever, so you’ll be ready for any activities that summer brings your way. Read More

How to look after your garden
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 by Vision Direct

How to look after your garden

Summer is here, the sun is shining and we finally have time to take better care of our plants. We’ve put together some top-tips on keeping your garden thriving and your eyesight clear this summer. Read More

How to sleep better: 9 tips
Thursday, 11 June 2020 by Vision Direct

How to sleep better: 9 tips

A good night’s sleep can work wonders for your mental and physical well-being, as well as your eye health. We’ve put together a few tips to help you sleep better: all it takes is a bit of willpower. Read More

3 easy, flour-free bakes for a yummy summer
Thursday, 11 June 2020 by Vision Direct

3 easy, flour-free bakes for a yummy summer

The new normal has resulted in a surge in bread pros and cake experts - so much so that there's been a flour shortage across the country. But that shouldn't stop you from rocking your chef’s hat! We've put together our favourite flourless chocolate recipes to make at home. Read More

8 Summer foods for healthy eyes
Thursday, 4 June 2020 by Vision Direct

8 Summer foods for healthy eyes

From sizzling BBQs to fresh salads and sunny park picnics: we’ve put together a quick guide to 8 summer fruits and veggies to keep your eyes healthy, boost your immune system and improve your mood. Read More

How to make your own face mask at home
Monday, 1 June 2020 by Vision Direct

How to make your own face mask at home

Following new government advice to wear a protective face mask when using public transport or out shopping, people across the UK are getting creative with making their own. We've put together 2 easy step-by-step guides on making a face mask at home. Read More

Glasses fogging up when wearing a mask
Monday, 18 May 2020 by Vision Direct

Glasses fogging up when wearing a mask

Wearing a protective face mask is one of the many lifestyle changes we’ve had to make during the coronavirus outbreak. But how do you stop your glasses fogging up when wearing them? And do the weird home tricks actually work? Read More

Does drinking coffee damage your eyesight?
Monday, 18 May 2020 by Vision Direct

Does drinking coffee damage your eyesight?

Is there a link between caffeine and eyesight? If there is, how many cups of coffee is a safe amount to drink per day? In our blog, we look into the relationship between coffee and healthy eyes. Read More

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