Care Guide

Care Guide

AO frames can last for generations with proper care and a little love

General Care Instructions

  • Wipe day to day smudges with a lens cloth (included with your sunglasses) Wipe day to day smudges with a lens cloth (included with your sunglasses)
  • Use mild dish soap and lukewarm water (wet frames first) to clean your glasses. Be sure to give the nosepads and temple tips some extra attention to remove oils. Use mild dish soap and lukewarm water (wet frames first) to clean your glasses. Be sure to give the nosepads and temple tips some extra attention to remove oils.
  • Dry with a lint-free microfiber cloth Dry with a lint-free microfiber cloth
  • Handle them gently so as not to alter the frame alignment Handle them gently so as not to alter the frame alignment
  • Use two hands to put them on and take them off. Using one hand, over time, can affect the alignment and fit of your sunglasses Use two hands to put them on and take them off. Using one hand, over time, can affect the alignment and fit of your sunglasses
  • Limit exposure to saltwater and chlorine Limit exposure to saltwater and chlorine
  • Always store them in a case when not in use Always store them in a case when not in use
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  • Don’t use paper products to clean your frames or wipe your lenses. They may feel soft but they are abrasive and will cause damage over time Don’t use paper products to clean your frames or wipe your lenses. They may feel soft but they are abrasive and will cause damage over time
  • Don’t use the hem of your shirt to wipe your lenses - oils from your skin as well as fibers from the shirt can scratch the lenses Don’t use the hem of your shirt to wipe your lenses - oils from your skin as well as fibers from the shirt can scratch the lenses
  • Don’t use hand sanitizer to clean your sunglasses Don’t use hand sanitizer to clean your sunglasses
  • Don’t use cleaners with ammonia Don’t use cleaners with ammonia
  • Don’t leave them in a hot or very cold car. Extreme temperature changes can damage your lenses Don’t leave them in a hot or very cold car. Extreme temperature changes can damage your lenses
  • Don’t place them lens-down on any surface Don’t place them lens-down on any surface
  • Don’t leave them unprotected when not in use Don’t leave them unprotected when not in use
  • Don’t use one hand to put your glasses on or take them off Don’t use one hand to put your glasses on or take them off
  • Don’t wear them on top of your head - this can stretch the frame out of alignment and will require more frequent adjustments Don’t wear them on top of your head - this can stretch the frame out of alignment and will require more frequent adjustments
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