Choosing A Hand Held Magnifying
Glass For Reading Books, Newspapers, Maps And Blueprints.
When you are having trouble viewing print or
objects it may be time for a hand magnifier.
Hand held magnifiers are inexpensive portable and their is large selection to choose from.
Why you may need a hand magnifier.
As you enter middle age your near vision acuity changes and you have trouble reading small print
This condition is called presbyopia.
magnifying glass is also helpful for vision impaired eye conditions such as:
What you should consider in a hand held
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).
- The high power magnifier may not be the best magnifier for you.
- For best hand held magnifying glass results wear you glasses.
Should I choose a hand held lighted magnifying glass?
Magnification reduces light
A hand magnifying glass with light will provide a sharper and clearer image.
Distortion free lenses.
The hand held magnifiers we have selected contain
aspheric l;enses to prevent edge distortion.
Ease of use.
The hand magnifiers below are ergonomically designed for comfort and for long duration use
following magnifiers are considered moderate to high power magnifiers and are usually not available drug stores.
Telesight Magnifiers Inc recommends following magnifiers because
of their high quality optics.
7X- Strong Hand Held Magnifying Glass
With Light Reading
7x hand held lighted magnifying glass for reading books, maps,
magnifier we offer for reading small print
Powerful hand held magnifying glass with led light
Aspheric distortion free lens
1-1/2" lens size
$10.95 Click for details
Hand Held Magnifiers For Visually Impaired-Hand Held Magnify Glass For Low Vision
The lighted hand held magnifiers listed below are high powered for use as low vision magnifiers.
lighted with soft white light
- Ergonomically correct for comfortable
- Aspheric lens edge distortion free
Held Magnifiers With Light-CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Aspheric Hand Held Lighted Magnifiers
Stand Aspheric Lighted Magnifiers
4X $29.95 5X $29.95
Field Of View: The size of the area being magnified when viewing through a magnifying
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 magnifier.
Visual impairment (or vision impairment) is a decreased ability to see that
causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses or medication. Our low vision magnifiers can be of help.