Celebrate National Sunglasses Day with VisionDirect!


What is national sunglasses day all about?

The sunglasses you wear to the beach, for hiking or just for a sunny day are not there just to make you look fashionable, but there is a deep-rooted reason embedded within them. The Vision Council aims to spread the awareness of how important a pair of sunglasses are and how they can protect your eyes from getting impaired, by blocking away the harmful effects of the ultraviolet rays released from the sun.

The campaign was launched by the Vision Council in 2017 to educate people about the terrible effects of overexposure to sunlight, more specifically – Ultraviolet Rays (UV Rays). A good quality pair of sunglasses have UV-filtering lenses that protect our eyesight when outdoors.


What are the harmful effects of UV rays?

There are 2 types of UV Rays:

UV-A rays can impair your core and inner vision. UV-B rays can damage the light-sensitive cornea of your eyes. The result of being exposed to sunlight with unprotected eyes can be irreversible and may lead to vision impairment. Some of these effects are retina regeneration, cataracts, corneal sunburn, and the list is endless.


But why to go through all this when you could protect your eyes just with the right pair of sunglasses?

This National Sunglasses Day onwards shield your eyes from UV rays with VisionDirect. They have comfortable, trendy and fashionable UV protection sunglasses ready to go into your collection.

If you are not sure that the glasses you choose from our site would look good on you or fit you, Try our 3D Virtual Try-On feature to reassure yourself and try all of our products right from the comfort of your couch.


To save your time here are some of our best sellers:



DIFF sunglasses are current market leaders in the USA and it’s no surprise why. They are not only known for their stylish and quality glasses but they can also protect your eyes from the harmful effects of UV rays.


DIFF Nova black+dark smoke lens

DIFF Cruz gold+grey lens


Arise Collective

Designed to inspire and unite, Arise Collective is dedicated to revealing the diversity of the world around us. Arise Collective connects us through a common need for stylish, reliable and cheap sunglasses that protect your vision, supports social causes and promote a better way of living.

Benefit yourself with a discount of 40% off on our exclusive Arise Collective sunglasses and eyeglasses with the code 40ARISE.

Arise Collective Belmopan

Arise Collective San Diego



Ray-Ban is a pioneer in the designer sunglasses market and is the best selling eyewear brand in the world.  Their fashionable sunglasses not only upgrade your style but also guards your vision from being impaired. Check out our website regularly to enjoy a Ray-Ban sale.

Benefit yourself with a discount of 12% off on our Ray-Ban collection with the code RBOO12.
                                                                                                                     Ray-Ban RB3578


Ray-Ban RB4175 Clubmaster



Originating in Turin, Italy, Persol sunglasses are the embodiment of chic, Italian style. One of the best brands out there, their polarized sunglasses offer both full glare and UV protection, as well as immeasurable style.


Persol PO3105S CELLOR


Persol PO2449S

To understand in detail how a pair of sunglasses can protect your eyes, check out this video :


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Join the campaign and protect your eyes with VisionDirect.


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