If you have a pair of glasses with a scratched or peeling coating, there are a few things you can do to fix them. First, try cleaning the glasses with a mild soap and water solution. If this doesn’t work, you can try using a toothpaste or baking soda paste to gently buff out the scratches. If the coating is peeling, you can try using clear nail polish or superglue to adhere the loose pieces back down.
1 Clean your lenses thoroughly
You’ll need to start by giving your lenses a good cleaning. Any dirt, smudges, or fingerprints on the lenses will only make the coating process more difficult, and could potentially lead to a less than perfect final product.
2 Apply the coating solution: Once your lenses are clean, it’s time to apply the coating solution. This can be done with a brush or cloth, but make sure that you don’t get any of the solution on your skin or clothing.
3 Cure the coating: Now it’s time to cure the coating. This is typically done with a UV light, but you can also use sunlight or an incandescent light bulb. The curing process will take anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes, depending on the specific product you’re using.
4 Inspect the results: Once you’re done curing the coating, take a look at your lenses and make sure that they’re evenly coated and free of any bubbles or defects. If everything looks good, you’re all set!
2 Use toothpaste to fill in the scratch
If your eyeglasses are scratched, you can use toothpaste to fill in the scratch and help protect the lenses. First, clean the lenses with a soft, dry cloth. Next, apply a small amount of toothpaste to the lens and rub it in with your finger using a circular motion. Be sure to cover the entire scratch. Finally, wipe off any excess toothpaste with a clean cloth.
3 Make a paste of baking soda and water
Baking soda is a natural cleanser and can be used to remove the coating on your glasses.
To make a paste, mix together equal parts baking soda and water. Apply the paste to your glasses and rub it in with a soft cloth. Rinse your glasses with clean water and dry them with a soft cloth.
4 Rub baby oil into the scratch
You can use any type of oil, such as olive oil, vegetable oil, or baby oil.
5 Wipe away the excess with a clean cloth.: Use a soft cloth to avoid scratching the lenses further. If you don’t have a soft cloth handy, you can use your shirt sleeve or a paper towel.
6 Repeat as necessary.: You may need to repeat this process several times to completely remove the scratch.
5 Mix vinegar and baking soda to polish the scratch
Combine one part baking soda with two parts white vinegar in a bowl. Use a clean cloth to apply the mixture to your glasses in a circular motion. Continue rubbing until the scratch disappears. Rinse your glasses with warm water and dry them with a clean, soft cloth.
6 Buff out the scratch with car wax
If you have a small scratch on your glasses, you can try buffing it out with car wax. First, clean the area around the scratch with a soft cloth. Then, apply a small amount of car wax to the cloth and rub it into the scratch in a circular motion. Finally, buff the area with a clean part of the cloth to remove any excess wax.
7 Use brass, silver, or metal polish
You can use brass, silver, or metal polish to fix the coating on your glasses. First, clean the glasses with a mild soap and water. Next, apply a small amount of polish to a soft cloth and rub it into the coating. Finally, buff the glasses with a clean cloth to remove any excess polish.