| What Is A Desk Magnifier? |
A desk mounted magnifying
glass, desk magnifying lamp or desk magnifying glass consists of a magnifying lens mounted to a base or clamp
on device.The advantage of a desk magnifier
or desk magnifying glass is that it is hands free for reading or performing
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 a desk magnifier will help.
Our desk magnifier with light, desktop
magnifying glass with light, desk magnifier lamp and desk magnifying glass with light are led or
fluorescent lighted and provide a soft white light to ease eye fatigue .
Information On 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 lens 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.
How does a magnifying glass work?
magnifying glass is a lens through which can be used to make things appear bigger,
so you can see them better. It is used in many applications and manual operations.
The magnifying glass consists of a piece of convex[ shaped glass or plastic. It has to be held at the right distance between the eye and the object for the object
to be in focus. Wikipedia
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magnifying glass with light, desk magnifier with light or desktop magnifying glass with light models that provide hands-free magnification for reading and close work
while reducing eye strain.
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 desk 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 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.
A 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 glass lamp, desktop magnifying glass with light, desk mounted magnifying glass with
light and desk magnifier with light are the same type magnifier
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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