How To Fix Glasses
How to Fix Glasses

Below are a few questions that one could come across when their glasses need a fix: 


How to get scratches out of glasses?

When it comes to scratches on glasses it is always best to give glasses a good clean to see if it’s actually a scratch or just a misplaced hair. Unfortunately if the lenses of the glasses do become scratched there isn’t a magic unscratching machine available, usually the lens will need to be replaced. This solution will be similar if you would like to know about how to fix scratches on plastic glasses lenses or how to remove scratches from sunglasses. 


How to tighten glasses?

Glasses can be tightened using a specialised heating machine in the store, it is always best to bring glasses into a 1001 Optical store for adjustments whether it be too loose or too tight so we can have an optical dispensing expert adjust these for you. 


How to fix glasses that suit your face?

If glasses have been purchased in store, visit one of the 1001 Optical locations to see if we can repair or adjust these glasses for you. If glasses have not been purchased in store, not to worry we have an online repair page where you can send in photos for assessment. 


How to fix crooked glasses arm?

Depending on the type of material of the frame, one of our optical dispensing experts can usually apply heat through a specialised heating machine in store and align the crooked glasses arm back into shape for you. Alternatively if you cannot reach one of our physical stores not to worry we have an online repair page where you can send in photos for assessment and repair.


How to fix your glasses leg?

Depending on the type of material of the frame, one of our optical dispensing experts can usually apply heat through a specialised heating machine in store and align the crooked glasses legs back into shape for you. Alternatively if you cannot reach one of our physical stores not to worry we have an online repair page where you can send in photos for assessment and repair.


How to tape glasses arm?

When trying to mend glasses arms, we do not recommend taping glasses arms as it is only a temporary fix. We strongly advise you to visit one of our stores where one of our optical dispensing experts can assess and further advise what the best way to repair your glasses would be. Alternatively if you cannot reach one of our physical stores not to worry we have an online repair page where you can send in photos for assessment and repair.


Where can i buy nose pads for glasses?

Different glasses require different nose pads, we advise dropping into one of our physical stores so we can help assess which nose pad is required and from there, the best way for us to replace or fix the nose pads for you. Alternatively if you cannot reach one of our physical stores not to worry we have an online repair page where you can send in photos for assessment and repair.



How to fix broken nose pad on glasses? 

Nose pads can be fairly delicate to repair, we have an online repair page where you can send in photos for assessment and repair.


How to fix glasses hinge without screw? 

Most glasses hinges will require a self aligning screw or some form of screw to hold the arms together. It would be best to send visit any of the physical 1001 Optical stores for assessment. Alternatively if you cannot reach one of our physical stores not to worry we have an online repair page where you can send in photos for assessment and repair.


How to make glasses tighter on nose? 

If the glasses generally keep slipping down your nose, a way to tighten the glasses is to buy “non slip nose pad stickers” and attach these for a firmer grip on your nose. Alternatively our DIY expert suggests using some vaseline on the nose pad to increase the friction and prevent slippage for temporary relief. If all else fails you can bring the glasses into any 1001 optical store and we can add non slip nose pad stickers or send your glasses away for nose pad attachments. 


How to replace glasses arms? 

Glasses arms can be replaced by bringing the glasses into a 1001 Optical store so we can assess which brand and make the glasses are, to put in an order to replace the arms for you. 


We hope the solutions above can help you take the next step in fixing your glasses in the right way so that it remains durable for a good period. 


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