It is vital that you keep your glasses in proper condition all the time. After wearing glasses for a long time, people often take less precautionary measures for their spectacles and do not pay as much as attention to them as they did earlier. Ensure that you never do this, because any damage caused to them may, in fact prove more harmful than you think. Your glasses are meant for your eyes so not taking good care of your glasses would mean not looking well after your eyes.
Keeping your glasses lenses unclean, for instance, could cause you to develop a lazy eye. If one lens is difficult to see through, your body will automatically start to strain the other eye so that you can see properly. This can lead to headache and further impair your vision. You should be very careful while maintaining your glasses so that you do not develop any unnecessary problematic situations.
Cleaning your lenses regularly
The lenses of eyeglasses and prescription sunglasses are exceptionally prone to getting scratched. While you are cleaning them, ensure that you apply as little pressure as you can. Even a tiny dust particle can cause a scratch on the lens when you wipe it with too much force. Scratches on lenses can prove to be very irritating. More importantly, they diminish your ability to see properly.
When you have power, glasses that reduce visibility can be extremely dangerous, especially while driving, or taking part in sports. This can also impair your vision further, which will require you to get another eye test done to determine your new power. Make sure that you keep your glasses clean at all times. Also, clean them in the right manner to avoid creating further problems.
Bending metallic frames
A lot of people tend to simply bend their glasses back into shape after having caused them to go out of shape somehow. Even though it may seem like a minor accident, and something that is not worth worrying about, it is important to get your glasses fixed by a professional. Glasses work on the principle of bending light in a manner that corrects your vision.
Though this is a function that the lens takes care of, a bent frame can cause much discomfort, and even distorted vision. You may bend the glasses back just for temporary usage until you get them fixed professionally. People may not notice these small differences, but they may cause major eye problems in the long run.