use toothpaste rub a small amount on the scratched lens depending on how deep the scratch is rub the toothpaste over the scratch until the scratch is repaired.
Glass lenses are delicate and can be easily scratched.
These scratches mar vision beyond the lens, and can
sometimes obstruct vision completely.
Prevention is the best method to keep glasses clear, but
accidents can occur.
Luckily, there are several ways to quickly and inexpensively
remove scratches from glass lenses.
These methods include using toothpaste, baking soda,
windshield fluid and vehicle wax.
Apply a small amount of toothpaste on a soft, cotton cloth.
Rub the toothpaste onto the lens using small, circular
Continue wiping for about 10 seconds and rinse with cold
For deep scratches, the method may need to be repeated.
Mix two parts baking soda with one part water to form a
Use the cotton cloth to apply the paste to the lens, rubbing
in a circular motion.
Rinse afterward and dry with a separate cloth.
Once again, this step may need to be repeated for stalwart
Apply a small amount of windshield fluid to a soft cloth,
and polish the glass lens for several seconds.
This is more useful for light scratches, and is usually not
effective against deep, prominent blemishes.
Use a clean cloth to buff vehicle wax onto the glass lens,
once again moving in a circular motion, and continuing until the scratches have
Use several cloths, as the wax can adhere to the fabric,
marring its performance.
Purchase an eyeglass polishing kit from a local optometrist.
These kits usually contain a polishing fluid and a soft
They are ideal for removing scratches from small glass
lenses on glasses, cameras, telescopes and more.
They can be purchased for $10 to $20 and include
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