Our desk magnifier with
light, clamp on magnifying glass, desktop magnifying glass with light and desk mounted
magnifying glass are led or fluorescent lighted and provide a soft white light to ease eye fatigue .
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 magnification is the answer.
What type magnifier is best? Hand held magnifiers are best for short duration use and a desk magnifying lamp or hands
free desk magnifying glass with stand are best for long duration use.
Magnifier glass power and work distance: Select a desktop magnifier with a power that will allow you to perform your task at a comfortable distance.
The higher the power of the desktop magnifier the shorter the focal
range(work distance) and the smaller the field of view.
A desktop magnifier with light, desktop lighted
magnifying glass desktop magnifying lamp, desktop magnifying glass with light, desk mounted magnifying glass with light and desktop
magnifier with light are the same type magnifier
high power magnifier may not be the best magnifier for you.
Our large desktop magnifier with light 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 desktop lighted magnifier magnifier 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 desktop 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 desktop magnifying glass 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.