The Vision Direct Team Blog

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

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

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

Could you save up to 45% just by cancelling your contact lens direct debit?
Monday 18 January 2016 by David Blabey

Could you save up to 45% just by cancelling your contact lens direct debit?

With contact lenses now available online for up to 45% off the retail price, is it more cost effective to simply order your contact lenses yourself? Read More

Did you know pets can wear contact lenses?
Thursday 20 November 2014 by Vision Direct

Did you know pets can wear contact lenses?

Did you know that pets can wear contact lenses? They can and they're not just used to correct vision... Read More

Is lifting weights really bad for your eyesight?
Thursday 26 June 2014 by Gareth

Is lifting weights really bad for your eyesight?

Studies have revealed that lifting weights at the gym and playing wind instruments could put additional pressure on the eyes of those with undiagnosed glaucoma, speeding up the disease. Read More

Toric contact lenses for astigmatism FAQ
Monday 29 July 2013 by Gareth

Toric contact lenses for astigmatism FAQ

We often get asked questions about toric contact lenses for the correction of astigmatism, so we've decided to put together a blog that details are most frequently ask questions on this topic. Read More

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