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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 a hands free reading magnifier is the
What is a Hands Free Magnifying Glass? A
hands free magnifier for reading or hands free magnifying glass
with light for reading consists of a magnifier lens mounted on a stand or a head wearing devise such
as a visor magnifier
Do I need a hands free lighted magnifying glass? A hands
free magnifying glass with light, lighted hands free magnifying glass for reading or a hands free lighted magnifying
glass will provide better magnification results for a sharper and clearer image then a non-lighted
hands free magnifier.
Power and diopter:
There is confusion over the terms lens power(x) and lens diopter(D).
Diopter is a term that is used to calculate power. Ex: 4 diopters(4D) =
Does not apply to Fresnel Lens magnifiers
which have a focal range of 4 inches.
Information On Fresnel Hands Free Magnifiers:
A full page hands free magnifying glass consists of a Fresnel lens that allows reading of a
whole page. The advantage of
a full page hands free magnifier is that it is whole page magnifier.
What Is A Fresnel Magnifier?
A Fresnel magnifier consists of a
flat plastic lens with concentric grooves for magnified viewing. The focal
length is about 4 inches from the object to be viewed.
What power hands free magnifier do I need? Shop our
selection of hands free magnifier or hands free reading magnifier for a power that will allow you to perform
your tasks at a comfortable work or reading distance distance.
The high power magnifier hands free magnifier for reading may not be the best magnifier for you. Our
large hands free reading 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 hands free reading magnifier the smaller the field
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
distance from the magnifying lens to the
object being viewed.
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.
higher the power of the lens, the closer you must get to the object being viewed and the smaller the field of
- 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.
Shop our buying guide for hands free magnifying glass with
light, magnifying glasses hands free, hands free magnifying glass for reading, hands free lighted magnifying glass, hands
free reading magnifier for books and hands free magnifier lamp.
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