How to Remove Scratches from Plastic Eyeglasses?


You will need glass etching compound, liquid furniture polish, metal polish, cigarette ashes, soft cloth and soap. Cover both sides of your plastic lenses with a thick coating of glass etching compound and let it sit for five minutes before washing it off with cold water. Use a rag with liquid furniture polish and rub it into the lenses before rinsing them in warm soapy water before repeating. By now most of the scratches are off but if it is badly scratched apply metal polish using a soft cloth and rub it in before leaving it on for 3-4 minutes and then wash them off. You could also rub cigarette ashes into the deep scratches before rinsing them off and do it twice although it is not as effective.
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1. Clean your eyeglass lenses with a polishing cloth to remove any dust or spots that may camouflage the scratches. 2. Draw a round circle with grease pencil on your eyeglass lens
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You can't do it. That is the trade off you made for some other quality when you bought your lenses.
I am using toothpaste, rubbing in small circles with a soft cloth. Takes 4-5 applications.
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How to Remove Scratches From Plastic Eyeglasses
Plastic eyeglasses and sunglasses are inexpensive and durable, but if your frames include plastic lenses, they can easily become scratched. If you have no problem buying a new pair of glasses or getting your lenses replaced, take your frames to an... More »
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