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you should consider in buying a
Hand Held Reading Magnifying Glass. A hand magnifier
is compact, portable and usually inexpensive but after a period of time your hand will tire. Those
with a hand tremor will find hand held reading magnifying glass hard to use
- 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 magnifying glass 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 reading magnifying glass should be comfortable to hold.
- The lens should be distortion free.
What you should consider in buying a
Hands Free Magnifier For Reading
There are many types of hands free magnifiers for reading such as head magnifier, desk magnifier
and magnifying lamps. Hands free magnifiers for reading are best for long term use and hand
held magnifiers for reading are used for the short term
for long duration use.
- Not portable.
- Usually more expensive then a hand reading magnifying glass.
- Allows use of both hands for reading,
- Cord/Cordless or both.
- Lighted or unlighted magnifier.
- The higher the power of reading magnifying glass the shorter the focal
range and the smaller the field of view.
- Magnification powers
can range from 1.75X up to 8X.
- A reading magnifying
glass with very high power may not be your best choice.
- The high power magnifier may not be the best magnifying glass for
reading for you.
Large selection of hands free magnifier for reading books, hands held reading
magnifying glass, hands free large magnifying glass for reading books, reading magnifier on stand and lighted magnifiers
for reading newspapers.
Our large 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 magnifier 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 magnifier lens. The higher diopter will provide higher magnification. Diopter is expressed
Power: Power is how large an object or print increases as you look through
a lens. Magnifier 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 magnifier lens to the object being viewed.
Fresnel Magnifier: A flat magnifier consisting of concentric circles that can be a full page
reading magnifying glass.
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.
power magnifiers such as 8x must be held steady or else they will be out of focus.
The American Foundation for the Blind
The National Federation of the Blind
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Paths To Literacy