Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera ?

My son touched the lens and now it is cloudy. I tried cleaning it and it's a bit better, but too cloudy to take a pic. Any suggestions?

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\015\012Unfortunately your lens might be damaged. There are some micro apperatus holding the lens. Generally these lens parts can easily be damaged. Small wheels and their homes might be damaged. It is possible to repair but worth much than the whole camera. This is a user mistake. So garantee will not work. In such circumstances manufacturers do not accept to change the camera.
Hi dear,You can use a cup of hot water.Put your camera lens over the vapour and clean it with the Kodak lens cleaning paper.Have Fun!
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