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What is the best way to clean eyeglasses?

What is the best way to clean eyeglasses?

Water: Although, you may get bombarded with a number of eyeglass cleaners, in my experience and opinion, there is no better one than water. I use liquid hand soap and tap water to clean my glasses daily and then tap them dry with a flanel cloth. Works like a champ! ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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What is the best way to clean eye glasses with the shine free anti-reflective coating on them?

What is the best way to clean eye glasses with the shine free anti-reflective coating on them?

Cloth: Invest in a cloth that is specifically for eyeglasses. Your local walmart has it for a very cheap price. Most important thing is to not scratch them. That cloth is very gentle and works great. ...Read more

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What is the best way to remove scratches on your reading glasses?

What is the best way to remove scratches on your reading glasses?

Not easy: Some optical shops carry a product which will minimize the effect of the scratches but these are optical defects which cannot be truly removed without changing the power of the lenses. If the scratches are in the center of the lense, or interfere with your visual efficiency, you will have to let the shop replace the lenses. ...Read more

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What is the best way to fix a scratch on the lens of my eye glasses?

What is the best way to fix a scratch on the lens of my eye glasses?

Can't be fixed: Scratches generally cannot be fixed without remaking the lenses. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get fix scratches on glasses?

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. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the best possible way to remove scratches from glasses and sunglasses?

Can you please tell me the best possible way to remove scratches from glasses and sunglasses?

Optician : Bring your glasses into an optical shop that has an optician that works there. The optician may be able to finely remove some very superficial scratches. Deeper ones generally are not removed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best store chain regarding glasses? Don't want those luxotica overpriced ones.

Costco: Many patients tell me costco is very reasonable price or you could try online such as zenni optical. ...Read more

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What are the best safety glasses to get for working with road construction?

Safety glasses: Your employer likely has a required type but if not, you want safety glasses that are certified to be protective. Ask for employer for their requirement. ...Read more

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I've been using glasses for almost 10 years, now i want to wear contact lenses, what is the best brand?

I've been using glasses for almost 10 years, now i want to wear contact lenses, what is the best brand?

No best brand: There is no best brand of contacts. There many types of contact lenses and your eye care professional will help you select a brand that works well for you. ...Read more

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What would be the best high index glasses for farsightedness?

What would be the best high index glasses for farsightedness?

Depends: Usually, high index glasses will enable your specs to be thinner, thus avoiding the coke bottle syndrome of your eyes being magnified by the lens power. Speak to your optician about what is right for you. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best place to get glasses for nearsightedness; any recommendations?

What is the best place to get glasses for nearsightedness; any recommendations?

Local Optical Shop: Once you have your prescription, glasses can be ordered from a variety of places including mall chains, optical shops, optometrist or ophthalmologist's office, and even the internet. The actual lens cutting is becoming more of a commodity but good customer service for frame fit and aesthetics as well as trouble shooting for problems with vision or specialty lenses will be the best w/ a local shop. ...Read more

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The best place to get glasses for nearsightedness (are certain stores more accurate)?

The best place to get glasses for nearsightedness (are certain stores more accurate)?

No one place: A careful refractive exam, with careful measurements for the glasses usually yields a good pair of glasses and a happy patient. This can happen at a chain or discount store just as easily as in a boutique optical, but I have found that owner opticians generally do a better job at complex eyeglass prescriptions. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the best material for reading glasses lens and what coating should I add?

Can any doc tell me what's the best material for reading glasses lens and what coating should I add?

Reading glasses: Most are made of plastic which works well. A anti-glare coating will make them slightly better. Higher index plastics make them lighter but can add some peripheral distortion. Discuss your options with an optician. ...Read more

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What is the best brand of eye glasses lens?

What is the best brand of eye glasses lens?

Best Brand: There is no best brand for you. What is best is what fits your vision prooerly and economically. You can spend so much on a pair of lenses but if it not the right prescription it will not be the best. ...Read more

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What are the best shape of eye glasses I have a rectangular face?

What are the best shape of eye glasses I have a rectangular face?

Tall frame: A broad glasses that have tall frames which help to create a shorter face illusion. An accented top rim or decorative temple that helps to add width to the frame. ...Read more

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What's the best contacts for sports and everyday wear? I have glasses so i'm blind as a bat in sports, I have bifocals too. What contacts shud i get?

What's the best contacts for sports and everyday wear? I have glasses so i'm blind as a bat in sports, I have bifocals too. What contacts shud i get?

Contact lenses : Properly fitted contact lenses with the correct prescription should be all that is necessary. Also it is generally a good idea to wear some type of sports sunglasses to protect your eyes from dust, wind, fingers, etc. With regard to near vision, a pair of over-the-counter reading glasses will help. I don't recommend mono vision fitted contacts for sports because of depth perception challenges. ...Read more

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