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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

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 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

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 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

COVID-19 or hay fever: how to tell the difference
Friday 1 May 2020 by Vision Direct

COVID-19 or hay fever: how to tell the difference

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. Read More

Spring eye care tips for contact lens wearers
Friday 1 May 2020 by Vision Direct

Spring eye care tips for contact lens wearers

There's no escaping pollen particles, even during lockdown. Our opticians have put together 5 spring eye care tips to make the most of the year's prettiest season, with healthy and clear vision. Read More

8 best virtual museum tours during self-isolation
Wednesday 29 April 2020 by Vision Direct

8 best virtual museum tours during self-isolation

With museums and galleries closing during the coronavirus outbreak, we’re rounded up the 8 best virtual tours to get your culture fix during self-isolation. So get cosy and get scrolling! Read More

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