The advantage of a reading magnifier or magnifier for reading is that you will be able to read
small print without eyestrain.
The higher the power of the magnifier for reading
the closer you must get to the object being viewed and the smaller the field of view. A very high power reading
magnifier may result in an uncomfortable short work distance
A reading magnifier with light provides
a sharper and clearer image then a non-lighted reading magnifier.
A hand held magnifier for reading is
excellent for short duration use.
Use a hands free reading magnifier for long duration use
best reading magnifier results wear your glasses.