I want to mention the clear-eyed feeling of putting on recently wiped glasses. Is that correct? Or should I say, recently cleaned glasses? Is there a better option?

  • That reminds me to wipe my glasses, hee hee Mar 22, 2014 at 22:11
  • Polished? I don't wear glasses, but that's what I'd go for anyway. Mar 22, 2014 at 23:04

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It seems to be a matter of preference, although wiped may imply the use of a dry cloth, whereas saying cleaned may imply the use of a wet cloth or cleaning solution.

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    When you have worn glasses as long as I have you have long since stopped wasting money on 'cleaning solutions'. Every optician will counsel you against using tissue to clean them, but it is the only thing I ever use and I have never in 53 years noticed any resultant deterioration in the lenses, even multi-focal, polychromic ones. So a bit of huff and a wipe with a tissue is all mine ever get.
    – WS2
    Mar 22, 2014 at 22:14

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