When not being worn, glasses should be placed in a case and should never be placed face down on a surface for fear of scratching the lenses. Lenses may be cleaned with a soft cotton cloth or a special "lens cloth". If the frames are bent or do not fit well, take them to your optical shop for an adjustment. Do not try to adjust the frame yourself as breakage may occur.
Glasses should be cleaned regularly. You can buy a special cleaning cloth from your Optometrist that traps dirt and dust. Be careful to not rub your lenses. Once they are washed, they only need to be wiped dry gently with your special cleaning cloth. You should always use both hands to put on and take off your glasses, put them away when you are not wearing them .When you put your glasses down, always make sure that the lenses are facing upwards. This will help keep them scratch free and clear for years.
Good habits for care the glasses include proper handling, periodic maintenance, adequate cleaning and regular visits to the optician. With gentle handling, your glasses will last longer and feel more comfortable. Frames will last longer with proper maintenance. Keep your glasses clean. This ensures that you benefit fully from the corrective power of the prescription, and helps prevent scratching the lenses.