It’s dark and you just lost your glasses – again!
And this is not the worst part about it. You still have to walk carefully across the room, so that you don’t accidentally step on it. Good luck on finding them while tiptoeing.
It’s not easy being four-eyed!
This is just one of the many challenges that people who wear eyeglasses face on a day-to-day basis. People who are gifted with 20/20 vision might not fully understand some of these troubles.
Fortunately, there are simple tips and tricks that can make the life of any four eyes bearable.
Top 4 Glasses Hacks from Replacement Lenses Professionals
Hack #1: When You Lose Your Glasses in The Dark
For this hack from replacement lenses professional, you’ll only need to apply a thin line or mark of fluorescent paint on your eyeglasses case. It will be much easier to find them when they’re glowing in the dark, won’t it?
Hack #2: When Your Eyeglasses Slip Down to Your Nose
From one four eyes to another, there’s really nothing worse than your eyeglasses slipping down your face when reading a book, working on a computer, or driving. It’s so annoying to have to press your index finger against the bridge of your frame every 15 seconds.
Luckily, there’s an affordable solution to this – hair bands. Just tie a couple of twists of your hair bands at the back of the arms of your eyeglasses and all your troubles will be gone.
The hair bands will create a bit more weight on your frame so that they sit at a comfortable level for your eyes. Moreover, they’ll not be noticeable because they’ll be behind your ears.
Hack #3: When You Scratch Your Lenses
When the lenses of your eyewear are etched, you can simply use toothpaste to make them clear again. But not just any toothpaste – it should be non-abrasive, non-gel, non-whitening, and non-minty. Your teeth may appreciate all these good things, but your lenses surely won’t.
For effective results, use cotton with a little toothpaste to gently rub the lenses in small circles. Rinse with cold water and wipe dry. For stubborn scratches, repeat the process until all the scratches are completely removed.
Hack #4: When Your Glasses Are Just Not Clear Enough
Using a microfiber and wetting the lenses before wiping is always recommended. However, anybody who wears eyeglasses knows that this is not enough. Sometimes, they are still dirty even after a thorough wipe.
Washing your lenses with shaving foam or a non-ammonia dish detergent not only cleans the lenses, but also creates a protective film that keeps it from fogging. It also works on car windscreens.
Top-Notch Lenses Replacement
Sometimes when your lenses are just not clear enough, it may be time for new lenses in old frame. Always check with your optician before making any rash decisions.