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Anti-fog treatment for glasses/sunglasses: What's the best?


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#1 Seal

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Posted October 21 2008 - 10:04 PM

I've tried some of the ones that they sell at the local drugstore. They definitely help but don't work well enough for me (I'm an extremely warm person).
Anyone use a brand that they've found to be especially effective?



#2 High Plains Drifter

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Posted October 22 2008 - 6:19 AM

Capper - The people that make RainX for windshields also make a product called RainX AntiFog for the interior of windshields. You can find it in the automotive care section of many stores. It works pretty good! Make sure your glasses are squeaky clean (clean them with soap and warm water several times) and apply RainX AnitFog with a VERY SOFT cotton cloth. Apply it a couple of times.
Nothing will completely eliminate glasses fogging if you are steaming hot, the air is cold, and there is no breeze but this works the best for me. - HPD



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Posted October 22 2008 - 7:47 AM

Stop by your opticians office and see if they can adjust the frame slightly away from your face so it is not touching your skin. This will also help.



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Posted October 22 2008 - 7:50 AM

glycerin works best, total no fog, smear some on and rub clean.

You may have to look for it, it is almost soap like



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Posted October 22 2008 - 10:00 AM

glycerin works best, total no fog, smear some on and rub clean.

You may have to look for it, it is almost soap like

Very interesting product.



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Posted October 22 2008 - 10:25 AM

cat crap, find it at ski shops. i don't use it, have something i can't identify, but it seems popular.



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Posted October 22 2008 - 11:36 AM

shaving cream rub it on wipe it off.


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Posted October 22 2008 - 11:59 AM

Go to your local dive shop. They make stuff for scuba masks that works great.


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Posted October 22 2008 - 3:39 PM

Capper - The people that make RainX for windshields also make a product called RainX AntiFog for the interior of windshields. You can find it in the automotive care section of many stores. It works pretty good! Make sure your glasses are squeaky clean (clean them with soap and warm water several times) and apply RainX AnitFog with a VERY SOFT cotton cloth. Apply it a couple of times.
Nothing will completely eliminate glasses fogging if you are steaming hot, the air is cold, and there is no breeze but this works the best for me. - HPD

I've been thinking of trying that. I use it on my car windows and it works well, but it may or may not be effective and safe on all plastic/polycarbonate lenses, which is what I have.
I think I'll give it a test on a couple pairs of old sunglasses and safety glasses...
It's a good thing I'm a packrat and never throw anything out...I knew I might someday find a use for those old, scratched up glasses.



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Posted October 22 2008 - 3:43 PM

Stop by your opticians office and see if they can adjust the frame slightly away from your face so it is not touching your skin. This will also help.

Although I do need prescription glasses, I still haven't made it to an eye appointment to get some. Hopefully this winter, once the fish are gone, I'll get around to it...
I'm currently looking for something to defog regular sunglasses and safety glasses.



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Posted October 22 2008 - 3:44 PM

you know whats funny spit works... spit in em smear em a bit and rinse em out



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Posted October 22 2008 - 7:08 PM

we used to use just a drop of dish soap on the boat windows to keep them from fogging, maybe a tiny bit of soap spread on the glasses would help.



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Posted October 22 2008 - 8:05 PM



Excellent stuff...designed for glasses and scuba masks...

Poppy



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Posted October 22 2008 - 10:36 PM

I found this stuff at Dick's, works great with my diving mask as well.