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How to Maintain eyeglasses




1. How to wear your eyeglasses?


1)  To put your glasses on, grip the front of the frame with two hands.

2)  Slide the arms over your ears and lower the frame onto your nose.

3)  Make sure that you don’t rest your glasses on your forehead as it may stretch them out of shape.

4)  After that, use your forefinger to push the nose-bridge up a bit in order to make it more comfortable. 

5)  Unless your eye doctor has specifically instructed you to wear your glasses in another position, your glasses are expected to sit at the bridge of your nose.

6)  You can remove your glasses using the same grip as above, simultaneously raising the temples and sliding your glasses forward using two hands.




2. How to maintain your eyeglasses?


1)       Use two hands instead of one to take your glasses off, this keeps your glasses in shape. Taking them off with one hand stretches them out and makes them loose. Don’t put your glasses on top of your head, doing so will distort the frame. Avoiding this will prevent your glasses from falling off and getting damaged.

2)       Try not to push them up on your nose by sticking your finger on the nosepiece, this causes stress on the nose pads and the middle of the frame. Instead, you should grab the lenses with your thumb at the bottom and forefingers at the top, and then move them to where you want them to sit on your face.

3)       Buy a microfiber cleaning cloth. They are available at the opticians'. You can also buy them in supermarkets.

4)       To clean them, hold your glasses firmly in one hand. Rinse the glasses with clean water to remove dust or dirt particles. Take the cloth in your preferred hand and rub both sides of each lens until no smudges are left. Breathe on them so that you can see any spot you missed and wipe them off.

5)       You can also buy cleaning solution. Squirt the foam on the lenses

6)       You’re advised to buy a glasses repair kit. They are available in supermarkets, big drugstores and at eyeglass vendors and optometrists’. Sometimes the screws come loose. You can fix it with a screwdriver.  You can also turn to an optician for help. You’re expected to have them adjusted once or twice per year. If you bought your glasses within one year, it’s most likely free of charge. The optician will examine them for wear and tear and tighten any loose screws to make your glasses feel like new. Any spare parts needed are free or are available for a very small charge. In general, any glasses store is glad to do this for free.

7)       Keep your glasses in a case when you aren’t wearing them. When you take your glasses off, put them in the case to keep them from getting scratched. After that, you should close the case rather than leave it open. If you slip them in the box carelessly, it may scratch your lenses. Any particles, scratches, or tiny hairline cracks will make your vision blurry, especially at night or in a dark room. If you aren’t putting them in a case, at least make sure the lenses are facing upward and do not let them touch any other object.


3. How to clean your eyeglasses?


1)      Take the glasses out of the case, put the glasses under the light to see whether the lens is clean or not. If the glasses are not clean, use a wet cotton towel to wipe them.  Don’t use a dry cloth to clean your glasses because the particles can scratch the lenses.

2)      If it doesn’t work, try to wash the lenses in water. Lather the soap and lightly rub the lenses. Wipe off dirt, grease and fingerprints on the lenses using a wet cloth. You should use your fingers to wipe off your glasses because they are oily and dirty. Then use water to rinse the lenses. Dry the glasses with a cotton cloth or a tissue. You can also use a hairdryer.

3)      Put your glasses back into your case.