Eyeglass cleaner

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Eyeglass cleaner

Post by Prairiegale » Wed May 29, 2019 11:19 pm

Kind of funny, but did a temp job over the winter and worked with a number of women who wore glasses. Not one of them kept their glasses clean and how they could see out of them was a mystery to me. I was in 5th grade when I started wearing glasses and now at nearly 70 yo I have to have clean lenses.
I have 3 pairs because as time has gone by I have different needs. Eyes change over time and I was always nearsighted and now I really can get by without them, but just feel uncomfortable, actually naked without glasses. Then I have reading glasses which really magnify that small print! The pair I wear the most is for the computer. If you did not know, you can get glasses that work wonderfully if you are are using a monitor and have about 24"-30" away. I think there are still trifocals, but for me, they would not work. I am on the computer hours a day!
I have no coating on my lenses, so this is what I use.
In a small spray bottle mix half vinegar and half rubbing alcohol. That is it! I use an old cotton dishtowel, you know like the old feedsack ones to dry the lenses. No lint. Just rub the lenses and dry, you do not have to rinse under water.

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Re: Eyeglass cleaner

Post by ownedbydogs » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:57 am

I use alcohol, water and a tiny drop of dawn.

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