How Do You Remove Scratches From Plastic Lenses?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 29, 2020 8:36:56 PM ET

Kitchen soap and a clean cotton cloth are often enough to clean and remove smudges and light scratches from plastic lenses. Deeper scratches can be remedied by using simple household products, such as baking soda or toothpaste. Just make a thick paste by combining baking soda and water. Dab a cotton cloth on the mixture, and rub it on the surface of the plastic lens until the scratch is removed.