Reply Mon 18 Aug, 2014 04:24 am
Is there any household items that can get rid of scratches on my glasses?
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jespah
 
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Reply Mon 18 Aug, 2014 07:15 am
@markserickson,
Glass or plastic lenses?
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kingficer
 
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Reply Mon 18 Aug, 2014 11:25 pm
@markserickson,
Try toothpaste. This method may work on really tiny scratches but don't place too much faith in it for scratches that are really obvious or deep!

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roger
 
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Reply Mon 18 Aug, 2014 11:49 pm
@kingficer,
The polishes intended for plastic lens covers on automobile headlights might be better, and less abrasive - if the lenses are polycarbonate. Use a soft cloth to apply and buff, and make really certain the glasses are totally clean. Any dirt will only cause additional scratches.

I've done this, and it worked pretty well. The glasses will probably never be as clear as when brand new.
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marksfletchers
 
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Reply Thu 11 Sep, 2014 01:26 am
@markserickson,
Try toothpaste.
This method may work on really tiny scratches but don't place too much faith in it for scratches that are really obvious or deep!

- Squeeze a small dot of toothpaste onto a clean polishing cloth. Use clear whitening toothpaste for best results.
- Rub over the scratch.
- Repeat as needed.
- Wipe off the toothpaste that remains using a clean, damp cloth.
- Check to see if the scratch has improved.
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prital11
 
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Reply Thu 11 Sep, 2014 04:11 am
Glass Protection Film....which are easily available in a market.
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angelashelly
 
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Reply Fri 9 Dec, 2016 06:04 am
NICE
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davidbeck
 
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Reply Tue 7 Feb, 2017 01:14 am
@markserickson,
You can use a cotton or soft cloth with a little toothpaste to quickly buff away scratches on glasses. Rub the lens gently, moving the cloth in small circles. Continue this motion for around ten seconds. Rinse with cold water and wipe dry.
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mollycalton
 
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Reply Thu 16 Mar, 2017 03:41 am
@markserickson,
Try this method.
#2 cups of water
#2 tablespoons vinegar
#10 drops essential oil of choice- such as: lemon
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wellliving
 
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Reply Sun 26 Mar, 2017 11:30 pm
How to Remove Scratches on Eye Glasses

If your eye glasses are scratched, there’s no need to discard them. There are many ways to remove scratches without causing further damage. Many of these methods require nothing more than materials found around the house.

Use a cotton or soft wool cloth with a little non-abrasive toothpaste to quickly buff away scratches on eye glasses. Rub the lens gently, moving the cloth in small circles. Continue this motion for around ten seconds. Rinse with cold water and wipe dry.

For a very stubborn scratch, you may have to repeat the process. Continue until the scratch is completely removed. If you have an anti-scratch coating on your eye glasses, you may have to rub this off completely first. This will not damage the lens but will make it more difficult to get to the scratch.

Baking soda may also be used in this way. Make a thick paste from baking soda and water. Then, apply the paste with a soft cotton or wool cloth and rub gently in a circular motion. Rinse and wipe the lens dry. Again, the process may have to be repeated for deep or stubborn scratches.

Scratches on plastic eye glasses can be remedied by using Armor Etch, a glass etching compound. The active ingredient, Hydrofluoric Acid, removes the outer coating on plastic lenses. It should never be used on glass as it can damage the lenses further. For plastic eye glasses, simply place a thick coating of the compound onto each side of the lens. Allow the glasses to sit for five minutes. Rinse and wipe dry. Do not rub the compound into the lenses. The Armor Etch will remove the outer coating and any scratches along with it.

Another commercial product that works well for removing scratches from eye glasses is vehicle cleaning wax. Although it’s often used to polish automobiles, it can also fill in and remove scratches on glass and plastic eye glasses. Apply with a soft clean cloth and gently buff until the scratches have been removed. You may need to use several cloths as the wax adheres easily to fabric.

Windshield water repellants can also be used to remove scratches on eye glasses. They have the added bonus of repelling dirt and moisture, and preventing the glasses from fogging up during temperature changes. Simply apply with a soft cloth and polish gently for a few seconds. This treatment is best for superficial blemishes and may not be effective for deep, penetrating scratches.

Brass polish will remove scratches from plastic lenses but should not be used on glass. Apply with a cotton cloth and buff for several minutes. Rinsing isn’t necessary. Simply use a clean cloth to remove any excess polish from the eye glasses. Silver polish may also be used in the same manner.

These methods will remove scratches on eye glasses but should be used with care. Make sure to wear gloves and read all manufacturer handling instructions before using any of these products. Never use any abrasive solution on glass, or you risk causing severe damage to the lenses.
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Brien07
 
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Reply Tue 9 May, 2017 11:22 pm
If your eyeglasses are scratched, there’s no need to discard them. There are many ways to put off scratches without also inflicting damage. Many of these techniques require not anything extra than substances located around the house.

Use a cotton or gentle wool cloth with a little non-abrasive toothpaste to quickly buff away scratches on eyeglasses. Rub the lens lightly, transferring the material in small circles. Continue this motion for around ten seconds. Rinse with cold water and wipe dry.

For a very stubborn scratch, you could repeat the manner. Continue till the scratch is absolutely removed.
You also try to this idea in your living room or home.
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