For those who wear glasses, it’s important to understand how to clean your eyeglasses without scratching the lenses. More importantly, it’s beneficial to know how NOT to clean them. Clean eyeglasses help reduce your exposure to bacteria that can cause painful eye infections.
Safely cleaning your glasses will ensure that they last longer, and more importantly – let you see the world clearer!
Continue reading to learn ways to effectively clean your eyeglasses with the eye care professionals at eyecarecenter.
Even though most of these items are typically what you have on hand, they shouldn’t be used for cleaning your glasses
eyecarecenter does NOT recommend using:
Window / Glass cleaner solution
Shirts, blankets, or bath towel
Instead, USE these products:
Lens cleaning solution
Lens cleaning wipes
Soap and warm water
After cleaning your glasses, always make sure to store them in a case.
Apart from cleaning your glasses, safely storing them in a case when they’re not being used is also a way to prevent scratches. In addition, this further protects them from dirt, grime, and germs.
Considering buying a new pair of glasses? Talk with your doctor at your next eye exam to learn the benefits of scratch resistant lens coatings.
To schedule your next comprehensive eye exam, find a eyecarecenter location near you.