Reuse Lenses From Broken Reading Glasses

Don't throw away those old plastic reading glass lenses if the cheap frames break! I managed to recycle a pair of stronger lenses into another cheap wire frame that was flexible enough to grip around the lenses and was the approximate size and shape. I eased the soft wire around the lens, putting it in place.


Result - another pair of emergency reading glasses. Someone crafty or good with a drill might also try recycling individual lenses into "monocles" of a sort to wear around the neck with a cord or ribbon. has tricks you can do with cameras using old lenses too.

By pamphyila from L.A., CA

May 27, 20100 found this helpful

The link you listed isn't available...:(

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May 29, 20100 found this helpful

Javajano, I know what you mean. I think she might mean

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