We now live in the time where
almost everything has a “hack”. We always try to find ways to makes things more
convenient and practical. These hacks can actually come in handy and save some
cash. One of the everyday items that we have is our glasses. Every four-eye
knows how much a world of difference it can bring. Here are some tips to help
eye glasses do their job better.
Sometimes you get a small heart attack when you can’t seem to find
your glasses. An easy trick to find eyeglasses in the dark is put some glow in
the dark sticker or paint in the glass case. In broad daylight, you can use
your phone’s back camera. Use the zoom in feature as you search through your
Fog is the last thing you would want on your glasses. Clear your
view with soap. Simply rub it on the lenses and wipe clean with a cloth. It
keeps away from fogging with the protective film that it created. You can also
use a shaving cream.
You probably have the habit of pointing your glass back to your
face. Put less effort by having some rubber bands looped tightly in each glass
arms. No more slipping. If you are into make-up, you may also use your eye
shadow primer. Before wearing your glasses, apply it in the under eye and nose
area where the glass bridge fits perfectly.
A DIY lens cleaner is very easy to do. You will need an empty spray
bottle. Use a funnel to make sure not to spill anything. First step is to add
two parts of rubbing alcohol. Second, add one part water. Third and last is to
have three drops of dish washing soap and its ready. You can now label your
make sure to have microfiber clothes. It is cheap and readily available in
optical shops. Make sure to wash it with hand soap or mild detergent. Cleaning
your glasses with your clothes can scratch it especially with the dust
accumulated in it. Vinegar, bleach, ammonia, and window cleaners should not be
used as well. It can damage the glass coating.
scratch doesn’t mean you have to change your lenses. Apply nonabrasive
toothpaste, wipe it in circular motion and clean it off. This will remove
scratches and you can use your lens cleanser for a finishing touch.
These hacks are 20/20. Hopefully it helped
you in dealing with your glasses. These are low cost maintenance to help
brighten up your day.