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Hand Held Magnifying Glass With Light | Buyers Guide

Shop our magnifying store for a quality hand held magnifying glass with light and hand held magnifying glass for reading. The advantage of a hand held magnifying glass with light is that you are able to read books, newspapers and small print. They are compact, portable and available in many powers.



Handheld Magnifying Glass With Light 

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4X  3'  $16.95

5X  2.5"  $16.95 7X   1.5" $10.95

2.X  5" $25.95 


 These hand held magnifiers are not available at retail stores.

Recommended Hand Held Magnifying Glass With Light .  

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5X Large Hand Held Magnifying Glass With Light

  • 5x hand held lighted magnifying glass with light 
  • Distortion free 
  • Lens Size: 2.5 Inches
  • Excellent well balanced handheld lighted magnifying glass

        $16.95    Click for details

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 4X Hand Held Lighted Magnifying GlassWith Light 

  • 3" large hand held magnifying glass with light for maps 
  • Unbreakable scratch-resistant lens
  • Distortion free aspheric lens
  • Light weight and comfortable to hold
  • Led bright light  

        $16.95  Click for details

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                                7X- Strong Hand Held Magnifying Glass With Light  


handheld magnifying glass

  • 7x hand held lighted magnifying glass for books, maps, blueprints 
  • Strongest compact hand held magnifier we offer for small print
  • Powerful hand held magnifying glass with light for maps with led light 
  • Aspheric distortion free lens  1-1/2" lens size 

          $10.95  Click for details

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 2x Large Hand Held Lighted Magnifying Glass -5 Inch Lens

  • 2x large hand held lighted magnifying glass for maps, books and small print 
  • Unbreakable, scratch-resistant 5" lens
  • Led lighted-Very bright 
  • Excellent for small print on contracts, maps, phone books, stamps, stock listings, etc.

       $25.95   Click for details

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Hand Held Magnifying Glass Information 

Shop our magnifying store for hand held magnifying glass with light, strong hand held magnifying glass for reading. We stock high power hand held magnifiers for the visually impaired and handheld magnifying glass for reading with light. 


 Why you may need a hand held magnifying glass. As you enter middle age your near vision acuity changes and you have trouble seeing small print  This condition is called presbyopia

A hand held magnifying glass is also helpful for vision impaired eye conditions such as: macular degenerationglaucoma  cataracts.

What you should consider in a hand held magnifying glass with light.  

Magnifier glass power and work distance:

  • Select a hand held magnifying glass with a power that will allow you to perform your task at a comfortable distance. 
  •  The higher the power of the hand held magnifying glass the shorter the focal range(work distance).
  • The high power hand held magnifier may not be the best magnifier for you.  
  • For best hand held magnifying glass with light results wear your glasses. 



Should I choose a hand held magnifying glass with light? 

 Magnification reduces light transmission. A hand held magnifying glass will provide a sharper and clearer image. 

Distortion free lenses. The hand held magnifying glass models we have selected contain aspheric l;enses to prevent edge distortion. 


Ease of use. The hand held magnifiers are ergonomically designed for comfort and for long duration use 



After the age of about forty you will experience a problem viewing small print and tasks involving close detail work. This eye condition is called presbyopia and magnification is the answer.



What type magnifier is best? A hand held magnifying glass is best for short duration use and a hands free magnifying lamp or hands free magnifier with stand are best for long duration use. 



Our large 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 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 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 is expressed as "X"


Focal Length: Measurement from the center of the lens to to the object and be in focus  


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


Fresnel Magnifier: A flat magnifier consisting of concentric circles that can be a full page magnifier.


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 magnifiers can be of help. 


Rules Of Magnification.   

  • The higher the power of the lens, the closer you must get to the object being viewed and the smaller the field of view.
  • As the power of a lens increases the diameter of the lens decreases.
  • Diopter is a term used to determine the power(magnification}of a lens.The terms are sometimes confused.

Informative 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

MD Support