Look, we’ve been recommending microfiber cloths and cleaning wipes forever.
Not because they’re so perfect. Just because they’re the LEAST damaging option for what’s available.
Truth is, studies show microfiber cloths contain materials that actually damage your lenses. Use them regularly, and your lenses may accumulate micro-scratches, leaving them cloudy-looking and harmful to your eyesight. There’s even debate over whether alcohol-based wipes can potentially damage eyeglasses with special coatings.