How to Remove Scratches from Plastic Lenses?


There are three easy ways to remove scratches from plastic eyeglass lenses. You can apply white grease pencil to the lenses, filling in the scratches and then buffing the lenses with a clean chamois. You can apply a glass etching product with a clean, soft cloth the the lenses, allow it to dry as per instructions and then wash it off. (Note-this may remove anti-glare and non-scratch coatings.) The third way is to apply an oil based wood dusting or cleaning product to your lenses. Rub a small amount on each lens, let dry and then wash off.
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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 Lenses
Many eyeglasses and sunglasses are made out of plastic. Plastic can scratch quite easily, and scratched lenses are more than an annoyance--they can affect your ability to see objects clearly. Restoring clear vision doesn't mean you need to buy a new pair... More »
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