Mask Fogging Prep- Microfiber Cloth

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Can I dunk me head in the camera drum?

Because I ain't putting it in the mask, reg, drum.
 
I forgot to mention that adding a silica gel desiccant pack can be very effective. You may loose partial field of view, but the remaining visible glass is crystal clear!

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Be careful what kind of sunscreen you use (if any). I used some Blue Lizard reef safe stuff on a trip and it got into the mask. Worst fogging ever. Drove me crazy and took a lot of work to get it off. I tossed the sunscreen and luckily I had a backup mask.
 
I have always used the burn/lighter method, but now I have prescription lenses. I wouldn't even think of using a lighter on the glued lenses. My rx lenses fogged for dozens of dives until I finally found a defogger which worked. I've got close to 150 dives with the mask now and any defogging technique works. I assume defogging it so many times has now eliminated whatever was causing the issue initially. I'm definitely interested in strategies to clear the defogging issue quicker. In a few months, I'm getting my rx updated and I'll be ordering an additional mask. I'll definitely give it a good microfiber rub to see if it works.
 
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