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Lens Cleaning Solutions from ZEISS

Tips for gentle spectacle care to ensure a long spectacle lens life

ZEISS Lens Cleaning Solutions

Modern spectacle lens coatings, such as DuraVision® Platinum from ZEISS, provide great benefits thanks to their optimised hardness properties. However, caring for and cleaning the lenses correctly is very important for everyone who wears spectacles. This is because no optical equipment is exposed to the same mechanical strains and environmental influences as spectacle lenses.

Why is caring for spectacle lenses so important?

  • High quality spectacle lenses are an investment. A financial investment not only in better vision but also in a better attitude to life and your own safety.
  • Incorrect spectacle cleaning can cause microscopic scratches - which are initially invisible - on the spectacle lenses. Gradually, the spectacle lens wears down, the potential of the even the best lenses is diminished and vision is ultimately impaired.
  • Scratches cannot be removed from modern plastic or mineral spectacle lenses. The lenses have to be replaced.

Perfect care & cleaning for all spectacle lenses

  • Rinse spectacle lenses at home under running, lukewarm water. With a high performance Clean Coat coating, the water droplets can easily be shaken off or they can be wiped dry with a lens microfibre cloth.
  • For more stubborn soiling, appropriate spectacle cleaning sprays can make thorough cleaning easier when used in conjunction with a lens microfibre cloth.
  • When out and about, cleaning with a lens microfibre cloth is fine, but the best solution is to use pre-moistened lens cleaning wipes from ZEISS, which are proven not to attack the lens.
  • Approximately every six months, you should take your spectacles to your optician for cleaning in an ultrasound bath. This also gently cleans the spectacle frames.

Avoid damaging your spectacles!

  • Do not clean spectacle lenses with clothing, towels or paper.
  • Do not use commercial glass or household cleaners for cleaning spectacles.
  • Do not put spectacles down on the lenses, always on the frames. Always store spectacles in a spectacle case wrapped in a microfiber cloth to avoid damage by shaking the case.
  • Do not expose spectacles to high temperatures of more than 80 °C (e. g. in a sauna or on the car dashboard in sunlight).
  • To avoid damage to the spectacle frames and thus to the centring, do not put glasses on casually with one hand.

Overview of ZEISS spectacle cleaning products

Lens wipes

ZEISS Lens Cleaning Wipes

The pre-moistened, micro-fine tissue from ZEISS ensures effective and fast spectacle cleaning when you are out and about. Extensive testing by independent institutions (COLTS) show that it has better cleaning performance than ten alternative products - with no scratching or strain to the lens. The wipes have an exceptionally fine structure to ensure exceptionally gentle cleaning of all spectacle lenses, even with high quality coatings. It is pre-moistened with a unique combination of two active agents which are also used for medical equipment cleaning. These harmless agents are free from aggressive cleaning substances and artificial fragrances. And the best thing is that the ZEISS lens cleaning wipes can also be used for cleaning all types of sensitive optical surfaces (e. g. LCD displays, smartphones, tablet PCs, laptops, mobile phones etc.) easily and with no streaks.

Cleaning spray

ZEISS Lens Cleaning Spray (240 ml)

ZEISS lens cleaning spray ensures thorough and yet gentle cleaning of spectacle lenses. To clean the lens, simply spray the liquid onto the microfibre cloth and clean both sides. Optical surfaces can be cleaned gently and thoroughly in exactly the same way. The spray contains no aggressive cleaning substances that could damage the lens, the coating or the optical surface.

Lens microfibre cloth

ZEISS Lens Microfibre Cloth

The classic lens cleaning product in true ZEISS quality: the ZEISS microfibre cloth for effective and gentle spectacle care every day. Used in conjunction with ZEISS lens cleaning spray, dry or after rinsing the spectacles under running lukewarm water, the ZEISS microfibre cloth is the number one choice for caring for all spectacle lenses that have a long performance life.

Product Tests

Internal test results

* Long-term test at the internationally recognised optics institution COLTS.
** Compared with ZEISS lens cleaning wipes.

Tests by COLTS, an international leading quality test laboratory within the optics industry, have shown that its cleaning performance is the most effective compared to ten alternative lens wipes – it cleans gently without causing scratches.

More gentle: the surface and coating of prescription lenses remain in sound condition even during a long-term test.*

More thorough: no other tested lens cleaner removes dirt as effectively.

Do you have any questions or require further information?

Do you have any questions or require further information?

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us via e-mail to Info .Lenscleaning @zeiss .com.