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How do you remove letters & numbers from eyeglass lenses??

I bought a pair of frames last week. They are a nice pair and they seem okay with the lenses that they have already in them. I went to the eye doctor for an eye exam the week before and got my eyes checked and the prescription for the exact lenses I need. The lenses in the new pair seem to be a good strength and I see really well with them. I want to avoid the costs of getting new lenses in so I am thinking that I don't need to have others put in the frames. When I bought them they had scripted letters/brand name and some numbers, what appears to be a black sticker but cant find the peeling part of the sticker. I tried a Qtip and rubbing alchohol to remove but that didn't work to well. I would like to try to remove it myself but I need some suggestions. Was thinking if anyone who wears glasses has run across this problem or if anyone who works for an eyewear store could help me out?? Thanks!!

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butterflyrose11

Asked by butterflyrose11 at 11:14 AM on Dec. 5, 2013 in Health

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  • I'm a little confused, trying to follow all of that. But what I got is that you are trying to get a sticker of the lenses of your glasses - usually those stickers peel off very easily - they're designed to come off easily because of what they're on. I don't know how big the sticker is, but depending on it's location, look for the edge of the sticker on the edge of the lens - it might be right on the edge of the lens where you can stick a fingernail in. Other than that, about the only other thing I could suggest at this point would be to take them back to the store and see if they can help you.
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 11:19 AM on Dec. 5, 2013

  • Try a little oil & rub it gently to loosen the edge or the sticker. then wash under warm water with soap. Hope it works.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:04 PM on Dec. 5, 2013

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