Best Magnifying Glass Magnifier Buyers Guide
As we age our visual acuity decreases and reading and many other task become more difficult and causes eye strain. This condition is called presbyopia and a magnifier will make reading crafts and hobbies more enjoyable. Other problems that
a magnifying glass will be helpful are low vision, macular degeneration, cataract and glaucoma. Magnification is also essential in the medical and dental fields as well as for industry.
magnifying glass is best? It depend on your needs.
should consider in buying a Hand Held 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 reading magnifier hard to use
· Select a magnifier with a power that will allow you to perform
your task at a comfortable distance.
higher the power of the magnifier 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 magnifying glass should be comfortable to hold.
· The lens should be distortion free.
· Lighted or unlighted magnifier.
For best hand held magnifying glass results wear your glasses.
should consider in buying a Hands Free Magnifying
Hands free magnifiers
are perfect for the person who has to keep both hands available when reading or for close detail work. Enjoy reading or performing
intricate tasks for crafts or model building. There are many types of hands free magnifiers such as head magnifier, desk magnifier
and reading magnifying lamps both lighted and non-lighted. Hands free magnifiers are best for long term use as opposed
to hand held magnifiers that are used for a short duration
For best hand free magnifying glass results wear your glasses.
- Allows for long duration use.
- Not portable.
- Usually more expensive
then a hand magnifying glass.
- Allows use of both hands
for reading, crafts and close detail tasks.
- Cord/Cordless or both..
- Lighted or unlighted magnifier
Types Of Hands Free Magnifying Glass
Binocular Headband Magnifiers
Full Page Magnifiers
Clip on Magnifiers
I Need Magnifying Glass With Light ? A lighted magnifier will provide better magnification
results as they provide a sharper and clearer image then a non-lighted magnifier. Our lighted magnifiers are either
led lighted or fluorescent lighted and provide a soft white light to ease eyestrain. Lighted magnifiers are available
as hand held magnifier and hands free magnifier models.
Information On Full Page Magnifiers For Reading And Crafts. Need
help in reading a book, newspaper or small print but an ordinary magnifier only enlarges a small section of the
page. A full page magnifier will magnify a whole page for easier reading of a book or newspaper.
is full page magnifier? A full page
reading magnifier consists of a Fresnel lens that enables large area magnification and is available as a hand held full page magnifying glass or a hands free full page
magnifier. Another name for a full page magnifying glass is a magnifying sheet magnifier.
How does a full page magnifying glass
work? Full page magnifiers
have a focal range of up to 4 inches and do not lay flat on the page. Dome magnifiers lay flat on page. For best full page magnifier results wear your reading glasses.
magnifiers listed below are high quality and have distortion free lenses with many applications: Reading, low vision
magnifiers for visually impaired, crafts, sewing, cross stitch, knitting, quilting, needlepoint, needlework wood
carving, wood working, jewelers magnifying glass and lapidary.
Recommended Hand Held Magnifiers
LED lighted reading magnifiers for a soft white illumination that
is distortion free.
5X 4X 5X 7X 2X
Hands Free Magnifying Glass
Magnifying Eyeglasses For Reading,
Crafts And Medical And Industrial Uses.
- Hands free magnifying
glasses that are available in 6 Powers
- Made in
- Light weight and comfortable to wear.
- Flip up magnifier when not in use.
- Prismatic coated abrasion resistant lenses.
HALF EYE $39.00 FULL FRAME $39.00 CLIP ON $39.00
Used by jewelers, dentists, crafters,
hobbyists, dermatologists and low vision
Binocular Headband Magnifiers
Headband magnifiers provide more magnification then ordinary glasses and allow for hands free use. Magnifying
headband glasses are used for reading, hobbies and crafts, electronic assembly, inspection, woodworking, woodcarving, jewelry
making and many industrial applications such electronic assembly and inspection.
A headset magnifier, magnifying headband, head magnifier, head mounted magnifier magnifying
visor and binocular magnifier are the same type of magnifier.
Powers 4 Powers 4 Powers 2 Powers
3 Powers 1 Power 1 Powe 3 Powers
Clip On Magnifiers
3 Powers 4 Powers 2 Powers
A clip on reading magnifier or clip on craft magnifier adds additional
magnification power to your glasses.Turn your regular reading glasses, distance glasses or sunglasses
into extra strong flip up magnifiers with our clip-on magnifier vision aids.
Full Page Magnifier For Large Area Viewing
Non-Lighted Full Page Magnifying Glass
3x 4x 4x 4x 6.5"
3x 7"x10" 2x 8"x11"3x 10"x12" 3.5x 12x14
Full Page Magnifier With Light
3x 3x 3x Floor
The advantage of a full page magnifier is that it is a whole page magnifier and makes
reading more enjoyable. This type of full page magnifying glass has a focal
range of up to 4 inches and does not lay flat on the page. This type of page size magnifier
is often called a magnifying sheet.
industrial and craft applications such as electronic assembly and inspection. Excellent bench magnifiers.
LED Craft Magnifier Lamps
1.75x 175x/2.25x 175X 2.25X 7" Lens
2.25x 2X 2X
Fluorescent Craft Magnifier Lamps
Magnifier lamps offer the dual benefits of hands free magnification plus a built in shadow free light
source (fluorescent magnifier lamp and led magnifier lamp) that when combined help you read print
more easily and see small detailed objects.
Magnifier glass power and work distance: Select magnifiers with a
power that will allow you to perform your task at a comfortable distance. The higher the power of the magnifier 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. Our large 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 magnifier the smaller the field of view.
Diopter: 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: Power is how large an object or print increases as you look through a lens. Magnifying
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 magnifying lens to the object being viewed.
Fresnel Magnifier: A flat magnifier consisting of concentric circles that can be a full page reading
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
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 power(X) Diopter(D) are sometimes confused.
- High power magnifiers such 3X
must be held steady or else they will be out of focus