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Choosing A Headband Magnifier Buying Guide

Choosing A Headband Magnifier Buying Guide

Shop our store for headband magnifier models that provide hands free magnification for reading, intricate work, assembly and inspection.

A headband magnifier will provide more magnification then ordinary glasses, allow for hands free use and make reading, crafts and close work easier and more enjoyable.

 Quick View-More Headband Magnifier Information Below


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Attributes Of A Quality Headband Magnifier

Light weight: A headband magnifier that is to heavy will be uncomfortable.


Adjustable: The headband magnifier should be adjustable for a good fit.


Padded : Select a magnifier that is padded for comfort.


Lighted: If lighting conditions are poor a headband magnifier with light is advisable.


Wear with your glasses. All of our headband magnifiers can be worn with glasses.


Flip up-Flip Down: Most of our headband magnifier models will flip up and out of the way.


Coated lenses: Coated lenses will protect the lenses from scratches, mars and reduce glare.      

 What Features Do I Need?  

 Multiple lenses:  Many of our headband magnifiers are available with multiple interchangeable power lenses.


What power do I need?  Select a headband magnifier that provides a magnification power that suits your needs at a comfortable work distance.


A very high power magnifier may result in an uncomfortable short work distance. If you are unsure of your needs, select magnifier with multiple powers. 


Do I need a lighted headband magnifier? A magnifier with light provides a sharper and clearer image. Our led  headband magnifiers with light provide a soft white led light to ease eye fatigue.


Do I need a headband magnifier with multiple lenses?  If you are unsure of the power you need or you have a need for more then one power then a  magnifier with extra lenses is advisable.

A magnifier consists of a 2 prismatic lens that are mounted on a visor.


Our headband magnifiers are comfortable to wear for long periods of time and prevent eye strain 


For best  magnifier results wear your glasses. 

  Rules Of Magnification.     


  • The higher the power of the headband magnifier lens, the closer you must get to the object and the smaller the field of view.
  • As the power of a magnifier lens increases the diameter of the lens decreases.
  • Diopter is a term used to determine the power(magnification}of a lens. The terms power(X) Diopter(D) are sometimes confused.
  • High power magnifiers such 3X must be held steady or else they will be out of focus


Headband Magnifier Uses: Reading, crafts, hobbies, low vision, jewelry making and repair, machinists, tool and die makers, leather-crafting, woodcarving, woodworking, sewing, knitting, cross stitching, quilting, needlework, needle-crafts, electronic assembly, medical, dental applications.


Recommended Headband Magnifiers 

The  magnifiers shown below are well made and distortion free.


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headband magnifier 

Headband Magnifier - 3 Powers 

  • Coated Lenses-Made In U.S.A.
  • The Sight-Booster Deluxe Kit comes with 3 lens plates that
  • Flips-up when magnification is not required 
  • Padded adjustable band for comfort
  • Light weight and can be worn with your glasses

     Category:  headband magnifier 





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headband magnifier    

 Jewelers Headband Magnifier With Light -3 Powers  

  • Coated Lenses-Made In U.S. A.
  • LED lighted with removable light
  • Magnifier for jewelry making and jewelry repair 
  • Three coated magnifier lens plates. 1.75X-2.25X-2.75X
  • Adjustable padded band
  • Flips up when magnification is not required
  • Can be worn with glasses

        Category  Headband magnifier   





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headband magnifier   

 Headband Magnifier Visor-Single Plate  

  •  Coated Lenses-Made In U.S.A.
  •  Single Plate: Choose from 3 powers. 1.75x, 2.25x, 2.75x

     Category: Headband magnifier 







Wearable Magnifier For Crafts And Reading


headband magnifier   

  Lite-Site Headband Magnifier For Crafts   

  • 3 Lens Powers (1.75X, 2.25X, 2.75X)
  • Coated Lenses-Made In U.S.A.
  • Light weight   
  • May be worn with glasses

        Category: Headband magnifier  




Wearable magnifier lens plates


Replacement Lens Plates For Headband Magnifiers 

Coated Lens Plates Made In U,S.A.

Our lens magnifier plates are opthalmic quality and are hard coated for scratch, mar and glare reduction.

The lens coating also provides a brighter picture.

The plates will fit our Sight-Booster magnifying visor models as well as Optivisor®


P-3   1.75X  @  14"
P-5   2.25X  @  10"
P-7   2.75x  @   -8"

 Telesight Magnifiers
  • Coated lenses.
  • Made in U.S.A. 
  • All models flip up. 
  • Used for reading, hobbies.
  • Light weight.


    wearable  magnifier glasses for crafts and reading half frame


    Telesight Half Frame Magnifier

    The Telesight Magnifier is ideal as a low vision magnifier, reading magnifier, crafts magnifier and is well known to the jewelry industry. 

    Made in U.S.A.

    TLA-42   1.50X  @ 20IN. $39.00
    TLA-43   1.75X  @ 14IN. $39.00
    TLA-44   2.00X  @ 10IN. $39.00
    TLA-45   2.25X  @   8IN. $39.00 
    TLA-46   2.50X  @   6IN. $39.00
    TLA-48   3.00X  @   5IN. $42.00
    All distances-unaided eye.




    wearable magnifier for close work


    Telesight Full Frame Magnifier

    The Telesight full frame head magnifier allows you to have your RX inserted into our opthalmic quality frame and will give you without eyestrain due to precision opthalmic prismatic lenses.

    Made in U.S.A.
    TLB-32   1.50X  @ 20IN.  $39.00
    TLB-33   1.75X  @ 14IN.  $39.00
    TLB-34   2.00X @  10IN.  $39.00
    TLB-35   2.25X @    8IN.  $39.00 
    TLB-36   2.50X @    6IN.  $39.00
    TLB-38   3.00X @    5IN.  $42.00

    All distances-unaided eye.
    In production since 1955



    clip on wearable magnifier for re3ading and crafts


     Clip-On Magnifier

    The Telesight Clip-On Magnifier is light weight with optical quality prismatic coated lenses.

    Made in U.S.A.
    TLC-22   1.50X  @ 20IN  $39.00
    TLC-23   1.75X  @ 14IN  $39.00
    TLC-24   2.00X  @ 10IN  $39.00
    TLC-25   2.25X  @   8IN  $39.00 
    TLC-26   2.50X  @   6IN  $39.00
    TLC-28   3.00X. @   5IN  $42.00

    All distances-unaided eye. 

    In production since 1955  



    Clip-on Magnifiers 


    clip-on wearable magnifier glasses for jewelers



    Clip & Flip Clip-On Magnifier Glasses 

    • Flip-up clip-on  magnifying glasses that turns any pair of regular glasses into "flip-down" clip-on reading and craft magnifiers
    • Available in three powers. 
    • Magnifier glasses comes with pouch




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      Clip-on Magnifier Glasses-4 Powers   

    • 4 different lenses included: 1.7X, 2.0X, 2.5X and 3.0X 
    • Magnifier flips-up when magnification is not needed
    • Clip-on magnifier easily attaches to your glasses



    Headband Magnifier Information 


    Our headband magnifier selection can help those with presbyopia  and macular degeneration.


    Field Of View: The size of the area being magnified when viewing through a magnifying lens. The higher the power of the headband magnifier the smaller the field of view.


    Diopter: Diopter is a measurement that is used to calculate the power of a magnifying lens. The higher diopter headband magnifier will provide higher magnification. Diopter is expressed as "D".


    Power: Power is how large an object or print increases as you look through a lens. Magnifying power of a headband magnifier is expressed as "X".  


    Focal Length:  Measurement from the center of the lens of a headband magnifier to to the object and be in focus. 


    Focal Range: The distance from the magnifying lens of the headband magnifier to the object being viewed. 


    Visual impairment (or vision impairment) is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses or medication. Our low vision headband magnifiers can be of help.  




    Jewelers Trade Links

    Accredited Gemologists Association

    Industrial Diamond Association of America, Inc.

    International Watch & Jewelry Guild

    Jewelers of America 

    Jewelry Industry Distributors Association

    Silver Institute

    Women’s Jewelry Association

    American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute 



    Craft Links 

    Knitting, Crochet, and other Needlecrafts 

    How To Knit 

    How To Knit Beginners

    How To Sew

    Basic Sewing Stitches 

    How to Crosstitch

    How To Do Needlework 


    Reading Links 

    The American Foundation for the Blind

    The National Federation of the Blind


    National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 

    Paths To Literacy


    National Eye Institute

    Optometry Cares

    American Action Fund for Blind Children & Adults

    Children's Eye Foundation

    Sight for Students

    MD Support

    National Eye Health Education Program