The Vision Direct Team Blog

Busting the Myths around contact lenses
Friday, August 19, 2016 by David Blabey

Busting the Myths around contact lenses

If you've never tried contact lenses before, the idea of putting something right against your eye can seem quite alien. That might be the reason that so many myths and false truths have built up around them, when in reality almost anyone who wears glasses can also benefit from using contact lenses. Read More

Could contact lenses improve your game?
Friday, August 19, 2016 by David Blabey

Could contact lenses improve your game?

It’s an excellent year for sports fans, with the European cup, Wimbledon and the Olympics all taking place back to back this summer. But when you’re on the field, lining up that perfect shot can be that little bit trickier for the vision impaired. Read More

5 Reasons you should get your eyes tested soon
Friday, August 19, 2016 by David Blabey

5 Reasons you should get your eyes tested soon

Regular eye tests are hugely important, not only to make sure your prescription is up to date but also to help detect common medical conditions early. In fact, we recommend visiting your optician at least once every two years. Read More

Wearing sunglasses and contact lenses together
Monday, August 15, 2016 by David Blabey

Wearing sunglasses and contact lenses together

Contact lenses with UV blocking features are becoming more and more popular, as they provide supplementary protection from UV rays. However, these contact lenses do not erase the need for strong UV blocking sunglasses. Read More

5 bad habits contact lens wearers fall into
Thursday, July 7, 2016 by David Blabey

5 bad habits contact lens wearers fall into

While getting used to caring for your lenses is simple, it’s just as easy to slip into a few bad habits, especially if you are in a rush. We’ve listed some of the most common and why they should be avoided at all costs. Read More

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