Remove hairspray from your eyeglasses by washing them with warm, soapy water. Hairspray can harm the lens' coating so it is important to remove it quickly.
Wipe the front and back of your glasses with a sponge full of warm, soapy water. Use a soap that does not contain anti-bacterial products. Handle your glasses gently to avoid bending them or adding scratches.
Rinse your glasses with warm water. If needed, repeat the washing and rinsing process.
Use a soft, clean cloth to thoroughly dry your glasses. Be sure not to use paper towels or facial towels to dry your glasses, as these can scratch the lenses.
There is no safe alternative to commercial contact lens solution. Saline solutions, distilled water or do-it-yourself salt solutions do not disinfect contact lenses and can lead to irritation, infection or permanent damage.Full Answer >
Visual acuity of 20/80 is not "bad" enough for a patient to be legally blind, according to the Social Security Administration. Patients with 20/80 vision may need eyeglasses or contact lenses to aid with the visual acuity needed to accomplish basic tasks such as writing a check or reading the newspaper, states the Emory Eye Center.Full Answer >
Wal-Mart vision centers provide most of the same services associated with private practice optometrists, according to About.com. Eyeglasses and contact lenses are available, and all of the Wal-Mart eye doctors are licensed.Full Answer >
Primary open-angle glaucoma, one of the most prevalent forms of the condition, shows virtually no symptoms in the early stages, according to Mayo Clinic. This is why it is important to have a routine eye exam so glaucoma can be detected and treated.Full Answer >