Our desk magnifier with
light, clamp on magnifying glass, desktop magnifying glass with light and desk magnifying
glass with light are led or fluorescent lighted and provide a soft white light to ease eye fatigue .
What Is A Desk
A desk magnifier consists of a magnifying lens mounted to a base or clamp on device.
The advantage of a desk magnifier is
that it is hands free for reading or performing close work.
Our magnifying desk magnifiers will
allow reading or close work tasks for a long periods of time .
best desk magnifier results wear your glasses.
Types Of Desk Magnifiers:
Full Page Desk Magnifier
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 desk
magnifier the shorter the focal range(work distance) and the smaller the field of view.
desk magnifying glass is hands free and makes reading, crafts and close work easier and are available in many powers
and lens sizes.
A desk magnifier with light, desktop lighted magnifying glass desktop magnifying lamp, desktop
magnifying glass with light, desk mounted magnifying glass with light and desk magnifier with light are the
same type magnifier
The high power magnifier may not be the best magnifier for you.
Fresnel Full Page Desk Magnifiers*:
A full page desk magnifier consists of a large Fresnel lens that allows for reading of a whole
The advantage of a hands free page desk magnifier
is that it can be used as a whole page magnifier.
is a Fresnel desk magnifier?
A Fresnel magnifier consists
of a flat plastic lens with concentric grooves that permits magnified viewing.
The focal length is
about 4 inches from the object to be viewed.
Our large desk 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.
Desk Magnifiers And Desk Magnifying Glass For Reading And Crafts Links
The American Foundation for the Blind
The National Federation of the Blind
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Paths To Literacy
National Eye Institute
American Action Fund for Blind Children & Adults
Children's Eye Foundation
Sight for Students
National Eye Health Education Program
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