Cleaning glasses can be quite a task at times. There is always some kind of grit, dirt or grease
stuck on the lenses. These stains can not only cause irritation but can be annoying. It can strain
our eyes and lead to headaches. If you do not clean your glasses properly, bacteria develop on the
glasses. These germs sit on our nose or eyes. Our eyeglasses should be cleaned regularly.
Cleaning lenses is a part of our personal hygiene. Our tolerance of blur and our occupation plays
an important role how often our lenses require cleaning. Our lenses require daily cleaning whereas
our frames can be cleaned once a week.
Sometimes bacteria accumulated on the lenses can cause staph infection. The nose pads and ear
clips are most tainted areas. Below are few ways to keep our glasses clean:
Clearer the lens, clearer the focus. It is vital to keep your lenses clean to see the world clearly. It
doesn’t have to be a long process just few seconds of cleaning would suffice. It just requires 20
seconds of your time.
Things you need to have while cleaning:
Microfiber cloth: it is the most effective way of cleaning your lenses without scratching or smearing.
Cleaning Solution: These cleaning solutions are safe for lens coatings. It is best for polycarbonate lenses.
How to do it?
- Before you start cleaning, you need to wash your hands first so that the germs from your hand
doesn’t stick on the lenses.
- It is always better to use warm water to clean your lenses. We should use distilled water if there is hard water flowing from your faucet.
It is always better to clean lenses from both sides. Do not put excess solution only one drop on
both the sides will leave it sparkling clean.
- You can shake your glasses to remove excess water. You can air dry them to avoid scratches and marks from water.