How can I reshape a lens like a pro to better fit my glasses?
I want to reshape this single non-prescription lens I have to fit into these other sun-glasses. I already have a lens that fits into the glasses, but I removed them because they are the wrong color. I have the right color lens(but wrong size) but want to reshape them so they are the same exact size and shape of the wrong-color lens(its a single lens) I removed. How can I do this? What kind of tools can I use or should I just go to an optician?
Asked By: Alex Z - 10/13/2010
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you cant really do it yourself... More
Answered By: princeidoc - 10/13/2010
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Unless you are very experienced at shaping plastic - in which case you would not be asking - or if the lenses are glass - you have to go to an optician and I am not confident they will be willing to do it with material that is not theirs in the first place. It can't hurt to ask and you will only hurt your wallet with... More
Answered By: mike1942f - 10/13/2010
Mike is half right. If the lens is glass, you'd need special glass cutting equipment and would have to be skilled at shaping the glass to fit into the frame, so you'd still have to go to an optician. If any portion of the lens is smaller than the frame you are trying to fit it into, just forget it. You can't make a... More
Answered By: pennybarr - 10/13/2010
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