Scratches on lens

Discussion in 'Optometry Archives' started by Jim Smith, Jul 10, 2004.

  1. Jim Smith

    Jim Smith Guest

    I wear glasses and my lenses have small scratches on them. I do not
    notice the scratches when I am wearing the glasses. Will the
    scratches make my vision worse over time?
    Jim Smith, Jul 10, 2004
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  2. Jim Smith

    The Real Bev Guest

    My myopic husband's glasses are truly filthy (he may clean them every
    few months, but you can't prove it by me!), but he doesn't notice it at
    all. He's less myopic now than he was 50 years ago, in fact :)

    I, on the other hand, am driven nuts by smudges or scratches on my
    glasses and have to clean them several times a day on the bottom of my
    cotton T-shirt. I don't know whether that's a personal idiosyncrasy or
    a characteristic of hyperopia.

    "No one's life, liberty or property is safe while
    the legislature is in session." -- Mark Twain
    The Real Bev, Jul 12, 2004
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  3. Jim Smith

    Jan Guest

    Just a characteristic of a plus glasses wearer Bev.
    Plus wearers notice the scratches when wearing there glasses where minus
    wearers notice the scratches when they have the glasses in their hands.
    Ask Robert Martellaro, I suppose he can explain better why.

    Jan (normally Dutch spoken)
    Jan, Jul 12, 2004
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