Steamy glasses, tearful eyes, you name it: you may think these are a necessary evil for good cooking. But they aren't! Discover why wearing contact lenses will help you to bring out the best of your cooking abilities.
Christmas is a time that we don't typically associate with healthy eating, but while you might be feeling a little full, it doesn’t mean that everything you eat over the festive season will be bad for you…
Time to DIY! It’s the spookiest time of the year, but there's nothing scarier than unsafe coloured contacts. Elevate your look at home, with our creative, easy Halloween costume ideas inspired by popular films.
World Sight Day 2020 how indoor and outdoor light sources affect us
This World Sight Day, we are proud to join forces with eye care experts around the world to raise awareness of the dangers of UV and blue light. Discover what exactly these light sources are, their possible dangers and how to beat off the blaze, armed with our nifty tips.
Accidentally ripping a contact lens is an almost-inevitable (and very frustrating) experience that many lens wearers are bound to encounter at some point. But fear not - we’ve put together some really easy tips on how to prevent your contact lenses from ripping and leave the fuss behind.
With many holiday plans on pause this summer, camping could be the perfect alternative for a getaway. Whether you’re up for an adventure in a more remote region, or just keen to pitch a tent in your garden, we’ve gathered trusted tips, advice for contact lens wearers and the best locations for embracing the outdoors.
Give yourself the gift of clear and comfortable vision in 2020 with the best daily, monthly and extended wear contact lenses, eye drops and solutions. Whether you're looking to take the leap from monthlies to dailies, or are simply wondering if you've been using the best toric contact lenses for astigmatism: we've put together a list of the best tried-and-tested contact lenses products our customers loved this year.
No matter what you get up to this summer, you'll need a contact lens that can effortlessly adapt to your needs and fit into your lifestyle, like our exclusive everclear ELITE daily contact lenses. We’ve put together the ways that everclear ELITE can enhance the summers of 5 very different types of people.
Whether you've just nabbed a new bike or are dusting off your trusty ten-speed to get some exercise and avoid public transport: bikes are at a premium at the moment. We’ve put together our top 5 cycling tips for contact lens wearers so you can have clear, comfortable vision when on the road.
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.
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.
We'll spare you the lecture: you already know not to skip your five-a-day. Fruits and vegetables are an essential source of vitamins, fibre, minerals and phytochemicals that fight inflammation and boost your immune system.
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.
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?
COVID-19 or hay fever: how to tell the symptoms apart
With pollen count on the rise, some of us may have started to experience hay fever symptoms. The Royal College of GPs has offered advice on how to distinguish between hay fever and coronavirus symptoms and avoid confusions.
Was the Sistine Chapel on the top of your list of places to visit, but the endless queues into the Vatican Museums always put you off? Have you always dreamed of walking down the futuristic structures of the Guggenheim in Bilbao but couldn’t afford a trip to the Basque Country? Would you like to gaze over the Peruvian Andes from the top of Machu Picchu? Well, you’re in luck! Museums, galleries and archaeological sites around the world have closed their physical doors to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, but they’ve opened their digital ones, so you can visit the best culture destinations from the comfort of your home. Even Google has upgraded its Arts & Culture platform by creating even more photo galleries and street view walks, to make your visit feel like the real deal.
How to stay connected with friends while social distancing
Who would have thought one day we'd help save the world by staying at home? Though most of us have found ways of adapting to the new normal (stuck at home with Netflix and Animal Crossing? Sign me in!) isolation can weigh a lot on your mental health.
Thanks to the Internet, social distancing doesn't mean completely cutting yourself off from the world outside anymore. There are tons of ways to stay connected with your loved ones through social distancing - we've put together 8 of our favourite ones so you can keep in touch, while keeping it fun.
How to look after your eye health at home: 9 + 1 tips
It makes sense to stay connected with friends and loved ones while getting stuff done for work and escaping routine with a good movie. But digital eye strain can cause a lot of drama that we really don’t need right now, such as headaches, dry eyes, or blurred vision. All this is easily avoidable if you set a few important screen rules, to rest your eyes throughout the day. Our opticians have put together 9 + 1 easy tips you can incorporate into your daily routine, and come out the other end of social distancing with healthy, crisp vision.
As families across the country embrace the COVID-19 lockdown, people are getting creative with fun activities for children (and adults alike) you can do at home. From puzzles to drawing and at-home workouts: you'll need a wide range of tricks up your sleeve to ensure that you all stay occupied. We have just the thing: homemade slime!
As self-isolation is the most important tool we have to slow the spread of COVID-19, many of us have traded in our morning commute for a stroll from your bedroom to the kitchen. But, turning your home into an office is tricky even in the best of times (trust us, with a lot of our teams working remotely right now, we feel you).
It all started when the words on your book began appearing blurry until you moved it further away, or you suddenly noticed you had to squint to read your text messages on your phone. You booked an appointment to see your optician and found out your eyes are developing presbyopia.
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.
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.