You do not have to be irresponsible to get scratches on your eyeglasses. In fact, it can be really hard to prevent your second pair of eyes from getting damaged. Keeping your glasses in a secure case will help prevent damage. But you don’t get to keep them there all the time. During the process of wearing and your daily activities, your glasses do get some scratches here and there. Maybe you are not ready for a new pair of glasses. So here are some helpful tips to remove or improve those scratches with household products.
Tricks to Remove Scratches
Mustard And Vinegar
Using dry mustard and vinegar, make a paste and apply to your glasses. Make sure the surface is dry before application. Leave the paste on to dry properly dry. Then wash glasses off as usual. Please note that dry mustard is very dangerous to the eyes. So please avoid contact with your eyes while handling dry mustard.
Baking soda is great for aiding with the removal of scratches on your glasses. Make a paste with vinegar and water. Apply to surface and scrub gently with a soft cloth. Rinse and dry lens for a clean finish.
Rubbing Alcohol And Baking Soda
Use one part rubbing alcohol and one part vinegar to make a paste. Then use a soft cloth to rub the lens. Rinse and dry properly.
In order to remove the scratches, you can use a proper toothpaste, which means, the regular one, without gel, mint or whitening components.
By adding a dab of the toothpaste on a cotton ball you should apply on the scratched lens for 10 seconds and then wash it off. You can repeat it, if necessary.
Glass Cleaner and Dish Soap
Prepare a mixture of a few drops of lemon household cleaner and a few drops of dish soap. Apply it to the lenses in order to eliminate the stains and dirt.
This polish is able to eliminate the dirt and scratches, but make sure to use acetone-free product!
Rub the scratches with a dab of baby shampoo on a microfiber cloth.
Apply car wax with a soft cloth and rub it on your lenses, then, wash it off well.
Always use a lint-free cloth when cleaning or trying to remove or improve scratches. Also, if scratches are stubborn, you may need to repeat a method twice or so. Another great idea would be to use more than one methods.