Is there an Optician in the house ?

Discussion in 'UK Community Board' started by Tron[ADS], Feb 27, 2006.

  1. Tron[ADS]

    Tron[ADS] <font color=red>Should've been more careful when b

    Mar 3, 2002
    As reported in the thread about my car getting broken into, the Police have returned my prescription sunglasses. They had been dropped or something and handed in.
    However they now have a small scratch on them.

    Does anyone know if I can take them to an opticians and get the scratch removed ? Can they do that sort of thing ? I think they are glass, rather than plastic lenses, if thats relevant.
  2. Goofyish

    Goofyish DIS Veteran

    Sep 10, 1999
    I would imagine it would depend on how deep the scratch is. If you take it to somewhere like Vision Express they may be able to re-polish the lens if the scratch is only on the surface, but if it deep then they would need to re-grind the lens which they may not be able to do as it would affect the lens prescription.

    They may be able to make a new lens to fit your frames though.

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