Is small print is
getting harder to read? If the answer is yes, you should try a magnifying glass for seniors.
As we age our visual acuity decreases and reading and many other tasks become more difficult and causes eye strain.
This condition is
called presbyopia and a magnifier will make reading crafts and
hobbies more enjoyable. Other problems that a magnifying glass will be helpful
are low vision, degeneration, cataract and glaucoma.
Which magnifying glass for seniors is best? It depends on your needs.
What you should consider in buying a Hand Held Magnifier For Seniors.
A hand held magnifier is compact, portable and inexpensive but after a period
of time your hand will tire.
Those with a hand tremor will find hand reading magnifier hard to use
- The higher the power the shorter the focal range(work distance) and the smaller
the field of view.
- The high power magnifier may not be the best magnifier for you.
- The hand held magnifying glass should be comfortable to hold.
- The lens should be distortion free.
- Lighted or unlighted
magnifier. You see better with a lighted magnifier.
- Select a magnifier with a
power that will allow you to perform your task at a comfortable distance.
What you should consider in buying a Hands Free Magnifying Glass For Seniors
Hands free magnifiers are perfect for the person who has to keep both hands free.
Enjoy reading or performing intricate tasks for crafts or model building.
There are many types of hands free magnifiers for seniors such
as head magnifier, desk magnifier and magnifying lamps.
free magnifiers for the elderly are best for long term use. Hand magnifiers are used for a short term .
- Allows for long duration use.
- Not portable.
- Usually more expensive then a hand magnifying glass.
- Larger viewing area.
- Allows use of both hands for reading, crafts and close detail tasks.
- Cord/Cordless or both.
- Lighted or unlighted magnifier.
best hand free magnifying glass for seniors results wear your glasses.
Types Of Hands Free Magnifying Glass For Seniors
Binocular Headband Magnifiers
Full Page Magnifiers
Clip on Magnifiers
Do I Need Magnifying Glass With Light For Seniors ?
lighted magnifier will provide better magnification results/ sharper image.
- Our senior magnifiers are either led or fluorescent
lighted and provide a soft white light.
- Lighted magnifiers for seniors are available
as hand held or hands free magnifier models.
On Full Page Magnifiers For Seniors
Need help in reading but an ordinary magnifier only enlarges a small section of the page.
A full page magnifier for seniors will magnify a whole page for easier reading of a book.
What is full page magnifier?
- A full page magnifying glass for seniors consists of a Fresnel lens that enables large area magnification.
- Available as a hand held full page magnifying glass or a hands free full page magnifier.
- Another name for a full page magnifying glass is a magnifying sheet for seniors.
How does a full page magnifying glass seniors work?
Full page magnifiers
have a focal range of up to 4 inches.
Page magnifiers do not lay flat on the page.
Dome magnifiers lay flat on page.
For best full page
magnifier results wear your reading glasses.
Recommended Magnifiers For Seniors
The magnifying glass for seniors listed below are high quality.
Hand Held Magnifiers For Seniors
LED lighted reading magnifiers for seniors have a soft white illumination.
5X 4X 5X
Recommended Hands Free Magnifying Glass For Seniors.
Magnifying Glasses For The Elderly/ Reading/Crafts/ Industrial Uses.
- Hands free magnifying glasses that are available in 6 Powers
- Made in U.S.A.
weight and comfortable to wear.
- Flip up magnifier
when not in use.
- Prismatic coated abrasion resistant
HALF EYE FULL FRAME
Binocular Headband Magnifiers For Seniors
Headband magnifiers for seniors provide more magnification then ordinary glasses and are hands free.
Lighted Senior Magnifiers
3 Powers 4 Powers
Non-Lighted Senior Magnifiers
3 Powers 1 Power 1 Power
Clip On Magnifiers For Seniors
3 Powers 4 Powers 2 Powers
A clip on reading magnifier or clip on craft magnifier adds magnification
power to your glasses.
Non-Lighted Full Page Magnifying Glass For
3x 10" x 12"
3.5x 12"x14 "
Full Page Magnifier Seniors With Light
3x 3x Floor
The advantage of a full page magnifier is that it is a whole page
type of full page magnifying glass has a focal range of up to 4 inches.
Does not lay flat on the page.
This type of page size magnifier is often called a magnifying
Magnifying Lamps For Seniors.
industrial and craft applications for seniors engqaged in crafts and hobbies
LED Craft Magnifier Lamps
2.25X 7" Lens 2X
Fluorescent Craft Magnifier Lamps
for senioprs offer the dual benefits of hands free magnification plus a built in light
What type magnifier is best? Hand held magnifiers for seniors are best for short duration use and a
magnifying lamp or hands free magnifier with stand are best for long duration use.
Magnifier glass power
and work distance: Select magnifiers with a
power that will allow you to perform your task at a comfortable distance. The higher the power of the magnifier the
shorter the focal range(work distance) and the smaller the field of view.
The high power magnifier may not be the best magnifier for you. 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 is how large an object or print increases as you look through
a lens. Magnifying power is expressed as "X"
from the center of the lens to to the object and be in focus
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 reading 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.