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Is it normal for glasses lenses to turn yellowish with time?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Depends

Some lenses are made of plastics which can yellow with age and uv exposure.
Some are photochromic which gradually can build up a deposit which appears yellowish brown. Clear glass lenses do not become yellow with age.

In brief: Depends

Some lenses are made of plastics which can yellow with age and uv exposure.
Some are photochromic which gradually can build up a deposit which appears yellowish brown. Clear glass lenses do not become yellow with age.
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