Scratched Lenses

A lot of People believe they’ve discovered a life-hack when it comes to removing scratches from lenses. To do so there are various products you can purchase, however some resort to using toothpaste or completely Break Bad by mixing hydrogen peroxide with various household elements.

It’s a simple concept– wet sanding. You mix in a light abrasive material into a liquid and smoothen things out. The problem is, you’re not filling in or “removing” scratches… you’re grinding the lens down. Once or twice and you’re probably going to remove the coating. Keep at it, however, and you will alter the prescription of the lens, rendering the lenses useless.

Taking care of your lenses is an important aspect in maintaining your lenses– Unfortunately, there is no ‘true’ Repair for scratched lenses.