What type magnifier is best? Hand held sewing magnifiers are best for
short duration use and hands free magnifying glass for sewing, magnifying sewing lamps, sewing glasses, magnifying
lamps for sewing and free standing sewing magnifying lamps are best for long duration use.
Magnifier glass power and work distance: Select magnifying glass for sewing, sewing glasses or
a sewing magnifying lamp with a power that will allow you to perform your task at a comfortable distance.
The higher the power of the sewing glasses the shorter the focal range(work distance) and
the smaller the field of view.
selection of sewing glasses, magnifying light for sewing, magnifying glass with light for sewing,
magnifying lamps for sewing, hands free magnifying glass for sewing and free standing sewing magnifying lamps.
The high power magnifier sewing magnifying lamps may not be the best magnifier for you.
Our large sewing 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 sewing magnifying glass the smaller the field of view.
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.
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