Questions tagged [eyeglasses]

Hacks related to the maintenance, need, or wearing of eyeglasses.

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How can I stop my glasses from slipping down my nose?

I am currently using these glasses: They slip a bit down my nose when I move suddenly or when I look at the ground. I have to re-adjust them and that's a bit inconvenient. Is there anything I can do ...
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How can I wear my headset and glasses in a way that doesn't hurt?

I recently bought this Corsair Gaming Headset. I also wear glasses, which have thick library temples. It sometimes feels a bit uncomfortable when I'm wearing the headset, and the glasses' temples ...
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What is the best way to clean your glasses?

My glasses are always smudgy, and I want to find the best way to clean them.
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How can I watch a 3D movie if I already wear glasses

To watch a 3D movie, I need to wear special glasses to create the illusion of depth and create the feel of a 3D scene in the brain. What is the best way for people wearing glasses to watch ...
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How to clean eyeglasses if no cleaning cloth or cleaning spray is available?

I usually do not carry a cleaning cloth or a bottle of cleaner with me to clean my eyeglasses*. If my eyeglasses get very dirty and I don't have a cleaning kit with me, I would clean them with soap ...
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How to make sun view glasses from home supplies

I would like to watch the solar eclipse tomorrow, however I do not have sun-view glasses. I know this question has already been asked for office supplies here, the only answer so far is the pinhole ...
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How can I remove scratches from my eyeglasses?

I have a pair of prescription eyeglasses* that have developed very small scratches on the lenses. Over time, these minor scratches have added up where the clarity is now diminished. I have researched ...
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How to correct misaligned sunglasses temples?

Just bought cheap sunglasses abroad but back home I realize temples aren't aligned. I'm scared of breaking them if I try to bend one of the temples. Any suggestion?
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How can I improvise sunglasses?

Where I live it's usually cloudy and rainy during the winter, so I rarely have my sunglasses with me. But when the sun does come out after it's been raining (we call this a "sun-break") the glare of ...
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How do I save my lenses of my spectacles from scratches

I don't like to use the box which was provided for carrying my specs in. So how do I save my lenses from scratches when I am not wearing it, without using a spectacle case?
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How to determine strength of reading glasses?

How can you determine the strength of reading glasses? I would like to determine the actual numeric strength of each lens in the glasses.
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Preventing glasses from fogging up when wearing scarf

Wearing a scarf, ski mask, or neck warmer over your nose in winter helps to keep you warm! The problem is that if you wear eyeglasses, the moment you exhale, all of that moisture seems to all end up ...
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How to make the lens from my glasses stop falling out?

I wear glasses, currently they are glass lens, but I do have plastic frames and plastic lens, as well as wire frames. My problem is that my glass lens keep falling off on multiple occasions. I can't ...
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Improvised glasses

Sometimes there are things that I need to read quickly, but I don't have my glasses on me. I am farsighted so, obviously, seeing without my glasses is not an option. I have tried using a small desk ...
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What to do to keep glasses from slipping down?

My glasses took a direct hit from a basketball a while back, and started coming loose. They used to fit me perfectly (after the optician fiddled around with them), but now they keep slipping down my ...
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How to look / dress older?

(I hope this is the appropriate place to ask.) I'm a 23 year old female, 5'2", and I look like I'm high school age or younger. But I am married and want people to think I'm an adult. I need new ...
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How can I repair these glasses?

Here's a pic of my broken glasses: The glasses have broken on the top corners and hence the sticks have separated as seen in the pic. Is there any way I can stick/fix the glasses? Any glue? Any hack?
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How to remove cloudy haze from eye glasses?

I have some glasses which are a couple of years old which have a strange cloudy haze circling the middle of the glasses. I had this problem on my previous glasses, so bought some new ones. After ...
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How can I keep glasses free of fogging from my breath, when wearing ski mask in cold weather?

How can I keep glasses free of fogging from my breath, when wearing ski mask in cold weather? The problem is that, when breathing out, the hot wet breath gets channeled by the mask upwards - both ...
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How to remove super glue from prescription eye-glasses lens

I have a problem, I need to remove a drop of super glue on the lens of my glasses without scratching them. Also, these are not glass lenses, (think the impact/scratch proof material)
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Pair of rimless prescription titanium glasses : screws fit into frame but strips. Hack to fix?

I have a pair of rimless titanium prescription frames. I love it. I want to keep it forever - I know this isn't possible but i'd like to extend the life of the current pair I have. The specific model ...
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Fasten silicone glasses holder to arm of the glasses

I’ve bought a second glasses holder in the hope it won’t keep slipping off the arms. This is an ineffective product design. It is really annoying as I am in the middle of renovating a house. Every ...
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prevent my glasses from slipping down my nose

Yes I saw others have had this problem and it seems like taking the glasses to an optician for adjustment is the best option. Well I learned a lesson, saved money and purchased online, so I don't have ...
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Clean eye-wear without lens cleaner [duplicate]

Lens cleaner are expensive and aren't found affordable though. Which is best way to clean eye-wear? Can I use shampoo? or anything else would work better to get result same as lens cleaner?
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Reading glasses with zero correction [closed]

At an industrial site where I work they recently instituted a policy of wearing protective lenses. My employer gave us these cheap plastic safety glasses, but they scratch too easily, they fog up all ...
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How do get in habit of wearing glasses [closed]

I got keratoconus and that meant bad eyesight. I am not used to wearing goggles but now I feel I should, the reason I don't is I completely forget I need them or I need them only when I know I had to ...
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Cutting glasses cloths out of old clothing [closed]

I have old clothes lying around, many of which don't fit me or are too damaged to be worn outside the house. I also keep losing my glasses cloths a lot. So, why not cut up old T-shirts or similar ...