Choosing Best Reading Magnifier Buyers Guide
After the age of about forty
you will experience a problem viewing small print or tiny print and tasks involving close detail work. This eye
condition is called presbyopia and a reading magnifier is the answer.
Which reading magnifier is best? It depends on your needs.
Types Of Hands Free Reading Magnifiers
Binocular Head Wearing Reading Magnifier
Full Page Reading Magnifier
Telesight Reading Magnifier
Desktop Reading Magnifier
Reading Magnifier Lamps
Clip on Reading Magnifier
Dome Reading Magnifier
Neck Reading Magnifier
What you should consider in buying a
Hand Held Reading Magnifier. A hand held reading magnifier is compact, portable and usually inexpensive but after a period
of time your hand will tire. Those with a hand tremor will find a hand held reading magnifier hard
- Select a reading magnifier with a
power that will allow you to perform your task at a comfortable distance.
- The higher the power of the reading magnifier the shorter the
focal range(work distance) and the smaller the field of view.
- The high power reading magnifier may not be the best magnifier for you.
- The hand held magnifier for reading should be comfortable to hold.
- The lens should be distortion free.
What you should consider
in buying a
Hands Free Reading Magnifier.
There are many types of hands free reading magnifier
models such as head magnifier, desk magnifier and reading magnifier lamps. A hands free reading magnifier is
best for long term use and a hand held reading magnifier is used for the short term.
for long duration use.
- Usually more
expensive then a hand held reading magnifier.
- Allows use
of both hands for reading,
- Lighted or unlighted magnifier.
Do I Need Reading Magnifier With Light ?
- A lighted
reading magnifier will provide better magnification results.
- Our reading magnifier models are either
led or fluorescent lighted and provide a soft white light
- Lighted reading magnifiers are available
as hand held or hands free magnifier models.
On Full Page Reading Magnifier
help in reading but an ordinary magnifier only enlarges a small section of the page. A full page reading
magnifier will magnify a whole page for easier reading of a book or newspaper.
is full page reading magnifier?
- A full page magnifier consists of a Fresnel lens that enables large area magnification.
- Available as a hand held full page reading magnifier or a hands free full page
How does a full page reading magnifier
A full page reading magnifier has a focal range of up to 4
inches and do not lay flat on the page.
Dome magnifiers lay flat on page.
best full page reading magnifier results wear your reading glasses.
Recommended Reading Magnifiers
The reading magnifier
models listed below are high quality and distortion free.
Recommended Hand Held Reading Magnifier
LED lighted reading magnifier for
a soft white illumination.
Recommended Hands Free
Wearing Reading Magnifier Glasses.
- Hands free reading magnifier glasses that are available in 6 Powers
- Made in U.S.A.
- Light weight and comfortable
- Flips up magnifier when not in use.
- Prismatic coated abrasion resistant
HALF EYE $39.00 FULL FRAME $39.00 CLIP ON $39.00
Recommended Headband Reading Magnifiers
A headband reading magnifier provides more magnification then ordinary glasses and are
4 Powers3 Powers
3 Powers 1 Power 1 Power3 Powers
Clip On Reading Magnifier
3 Powers 4 Powers 2 Powers
A clip on reading magnifier adds magnification power to your glasses.
Non-Lighted Hand Held Full Page Reading Magnifier
3x 10" x 12"
3.5x 12"x14" 4x 6.5"
Hands Free Full Page Reading Magnifier With Light
3x 3x 3x Floor
3x 4x 3x-4x
The advantage of a full page reading magnifier is that it is a page size magnifier
for reading a whole page.
type of full page reading magnifier has a focal range of up to 4 inches. Does not lay flat on the page.
Informative Reading Magnifier 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