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How to order contact lenses online

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Ordering contact lenses online is as easy as 1-2-3

Ordering contact lenses online for the first time? Perhaps you want to know how to browse our website more quickly and efficiently, well, this resource is essential.

We make ordering contact lenses online a pain free experience. You'll confirm your order in the blink of an eye with our easy to navigate website and simple ordering process. This simple guide shows just how hassle free buying contact lenses from Vision Direct is.

To buy contact lenses online just follow these 3 simple steps:

1. Choose your lenses

To order contact lenses from Vision Direct, you'll need to be aware of your prescription. This information can be found on the written prescription given to you by your optician or on the side of your contact lens box.

*Remember that your prescription may be different for each eye.

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If you have neither of these, call your optician and they should be able to give you your contact lens prescription over the phone.

And, if you previously purchased lenses from the optician, (welcome aboard), check out our Boots' equivalent lenses and Specsavers' easyvision equivalent lenses tables. There you'll find the same lenses you're used to, the only difference is we buy the lenses direct from the manufacturer. They have different names and box designs but don't worry the lens specifications are the same and the prices are often much cheaper. Find your lens and see how much you can save today.

2. Enter your prescription details

Simply search our website to find your prescribed contact lenses. You can do this by searching by "Type", e.g. dailies, two-weeklies, monthlies or torics, etc. or by "Brand", e.g. Acuvue, Focus Dailies, Proclear, Air Optix, etc. If you can't find your contact lenses on our website, please call our friendly customer service team in York on 01 513 4141.

3. Add to basket and checkout

Now you've entered your prescription details choose how many boxes you want to order per eye, remember some contact lenses are cheaper the more you buy. Also, you'll always save on delivery costs when you buy in bulk, just spend £49 and over for free delivery.

When you are satisfied with your order click 'Add to Basket'. If this is your first purchase with us you'll need to register a customer account - it's quick and easy, and it speeds up repeat orders. You'll now see 'Your Basket' with a recap of the items you've selected, each product will have a summary of the eye it's for and the prescription details you've entered.

When your 100% satisfied click 'Proceed'. On the next screen you will enter your payment and delivery details. The screen will now include your order summary, selected delivery and billing addresses plus an estimated delivery date. When happy click 'Place Order' and your order will be confirmed. At this stage you can set preferences for your account including whether you'd like to receive email reminders to reorder and whether to submit your prescription details for us to verify with your optician, delivery is quicker if you don't.

With that, you've successfully ordered your contact lenses online.

Still have a question?

We think you'll find ordering fast and simple, but if you can't find the answer on our FAQ page, ask us a question via our web chat, call our friendly customer service team on 01 513 4141 - Ireland, 1 800 870 0741 - US, or email us at help@visiondirect.ie. We're available Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 20:00 and Saturday from 9:00 to 17:30.