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I used nail polish remover and it came right off the eye glasses. Any ordinary nail polish remover will work.
Editor's Note: This tip is only for glass lenses without any protective coating. Nail polish remover will damage plastic lenses.
I have an antiglare coated eyeglass. Stains of Elfy adhesive got accidentally on the corner of it. It was very irritating. I tried to google for solutions but ended up having no solution to it. Finally, I tried to remove it by scrathing it a bit hardly with a scissor. I was able to remove the Elfy without harming the eyeglass. Hope it works for you too! :)
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I was repairing my eyeglasses' frame with superglue and the dog bumped me which caused a small smudge on the lenses. Is there something that I can remove this with which won't cause scratches?
By Carolyn C. from Jacksonville, FL
Do not use fingernail polish remover. It will ruin the frames. I already did that.
Does anyone know how to remove super glue from plastic eyeglass lens?
I doubt very much that you will be able to get the super-glue off because the chemicals in the super-glue will have bonded forever with the plastics in your lenses. I'm sorry because I know how very expenses eyeglasses are (I wear tri-focals).
You can try nail polish remover. The acetate in it melts the super glue, but it might also ruin the lenses.
How do I get nail glue off my glass lenses?
Because the lenses are glass and not plastic you will be able to safely try most methods of removal. A light scraping with a plastic utensil; repeated washing with soap and warm water, or enzyme detergent; isopropyl alcohol; acetone; even a brief freeze and a gentle scrape off.
Just don't use anything abrasive which could scratch the lenses.
How do you remove Krazy glue from an eye glass lens?
By kc lang from Detroit, MI
The only thing I can recommend is to soak the lens in nail polish remover for a couple hours to see if it softens the glue and then try to wipe it off.
ALERT! Nail polish remover acetone might destroy the lens if it is plastic-based, and the frame as well? My optician told me NEVER to use krazy glue when doing repairs, I guess this could be why.
Buy the strongest nail polish because it works! Must keep the cotton doubled tip swabs super wet at all times when rubbing the stained areas! I rubbed for 30 seconds in stained area and cleaned wet area with toilet paper "Continue same process again and again" Important!
One more thing "Keep the cotton swabs purely wet at all times and use 1 time with every different swab. Never use same swab again. I'm happy now! I thank Suntydt with the eye patch! God bless you Suntydt!
I put nail polish remover on a Q-tip. Soak the Q-tip well then rub well with the Q-tip. Then I took my fingernail and gently scratched the spot of Crazy Glue.
I put nail polish remover on a Q tip..soak the Q tip aell then rub well with the Q tip...
Then i took my fingernail and gently scratched the spot of crazy glue..i repeated a few times and it pretty much came off..sooner you catch it the better it comes off..
How do I get super glue off glasses lens?
If the lenses are just glass and do not have a coating (anti-glare, anti-scratch, anti-reflective) you could possibly try nail polish remover. If they do have a special coating, the nail polish remover may damage the coating as well.
How to take superglue off your glasses
I got super glue on my glasses. How can I remove it?
If they are plastic and you can't used acetone all I think of is to leave them in water overnight to see if it will soften the glue enough to get it off without scratching.
I thought about acetone also. That's the only thing I know that works. I would try very little on a cotton swab. Good Luck.
How do I get super glue off plastic eye glass lens that are transitional noline bifocals?
How do you get Super Glue off eye glasses?
I know it works for skin, but perhaps finger nail polish remover? I don't know if it will effect the lens though.
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How do I remove Krazy glue from my eye glasses?
How do I remove Crazy glue from eyeglasses?
By Ken from Cocoa Beach, FL
The only thing I know of that affects crazy glue is nail polish remover. You can try and clean it off with that, maybe let it soak in for a few minutes before trying to clean it. (03/08/2010)
How do I remove crazy glue from eyeglass lens?
Call your eye doctor and ask. It will depend on the type of lens you have. I'm sure they will tell what and how to do it at no charge. And if they don't do it free of charge, I'd look into getting a new optometrist. (10/18/2009)
By Peg Ward
I accidentally spilled crazy glue on my lens while trying to repair my glasses. How can I remove the glue?