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getting scratches out of glasses lenses

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Dont Do it: No. Eyes are too sensitive. You should never, ever, put in someone else's contact lens prescription. Your eye doctor should have a way to help you se ... Read More
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: Lenses come sterile and you could transfer a disease unless you could sterilize first.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Reading glasses will correct near vision and are by definition an optical lense or optical device.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Can't be fixed.: Scratches on prescription glasses cannot be removed or fixed. If they are bad, you will have to have new lenses made.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Replace lenses: Most optical shops can replace the current lenses with new ones, using the old lenses as templates to grind the edges to fit in the old frames. This ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Glasses: The size and shape of the new glasses is different from your last glasses. This changes the view that is given to your eyes. Your brain has to adapt ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Confusing: Your question is confusing-- if you switches from a progressive to a single distance lens you would not have a reading power and near objects may be ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Difficult: Some drugstores and oculists sell a liquid that can be brushed over the lens, and if the scratch is superficial enough it might work. But I am told by ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Depend on if you use you glasses full time and if you don't like using a spectacle correction. If you use glasses only part time it probably doesn't ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Sure: Why not? Although it is a different prescription so you'll need a glasses prescription. You can't take a contact lens prescription to a store and ge ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Most contact lens prescriptions are available in colored contact lenses.

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