How to remove scratches from sunglasses lenses

June 20, 2019

If you feel devastated because you happened to accidentally scratch your sunglasses lenses, it’s time to cheer up. There are tips and tricks you can use to minimize the look of the scratch. Be it filling in or polishing over, here is how to remove scratches from sunglasses lenses.

How to remove scratches from sunglasses lensesThe Silver Polish approach

Gently rub around the lenses with a cotton ball with a bit of silver polish, getting rid of the excess polish with a lint-free cloth.

The Toothpaste secret

Rub toothpaste (non-minty, non-whitening, non-abrasive, non-gel) into the scratch with a cotton ball using circular movements. Do this for about 10 seconds, then get rid of the excess with cool water. Repeat if necessary.

The Furniture Spray method

Spray your lenses lightly and use a lint-free cloth to rub the spray around in a circular motion. The spay will fill the scratches. The only trouble with this method is that the fill will only last a few days.

Car Wax

If none of the above methods to remove scratches from sunglasses lenses worked to your satisfaction, try the car wax method: Apply car wax to your sunglasses lenses with a soft cloth in circular motions, getting rid of the excess with a clean cloth and repeating as necessary.

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