Choosing A Hands Free Magnifying Glass Buying Guide
| |As we age our visual acuity decreases and reading and many other tasks become more difficult. This condition is called presbyopia and a reading magnifier will make reading a more enjoyable.
Other reading problems that a magnifying glass will be helpful
glass is best? It depend on your needs.
Held Magnifying Glass
- A hand reading magnifier
is compact, portable and usually inexpensive.
a period of time your hand will tire.
- Those with a hand tremor will
find hand reading magnifier hard to use.
Hands Free Magnifying
for long duration use.
Usually more expensive the
a hand magnifying glass.
area for easier reading.
use of both hands for reading, crafts and close detail tasks.
Types Of Hands Free Magnifying Glass
Full Page Magnifiers
Clip on Magnifiers
Power and focal range(reading or work distance):
- The higher the power of the magnifier the shorter
the focal range.
- Choose a reading magnifier that
will enhance your viewing at a comfortable distance.
high power magnifying
glass may not be the best magnifier for you as you may be to close.
- Most people are comfortable with a reading distance of 10 to 12 inches.
- For best hands free magnifying glass results results wear your glasses.
Power and diopter:
There is confusion over the terms lens power(x) and lens diopter(D).
Diopter is a term that is used to calculate power. Ex: 4 diopters(4D) = 1 power(1X)
Does not apply to
Fresnel Lens magnifiers which have a focal range of 4 inches.
Information On Fresnel
Hands Free Full Page Magnifiers:
A hands free page magnifier for consists of a Fresnel lens that allows reading of a
advantage of a hands free full page reading magnifier is that it is whole page magnifier.
What Is A Fresnel Magnifier?
A Fresnel magnifier consists of a
flat plastic lens with concentric grooves for magnified viewing.
focal length is about 4 inches from the object to be viewed.
Do I Need A Hands Free Magnifying Glass With Light?
A hands free magnifier with light will provide a sharper and clearer
Our magnifiers are led or fluorescent
lighted and provide a soft white light.
Recommended Hands Free Magnifiers
Full Page Magnifier Hands Free
Non-Lighted Hands Free Full Page Magnifiers
3x 4x 4x
Hands Free Full Page Magnifier
3x 3x 3x Floor
- A hands free page magnifier will magnify a whole magnifier.
- Full page reading of books newspapers
and small print.
- Full page magnifiers consists
of a Fresnel magnifying lens.
- Full page magnifiers have a focal range of up to 4 inches
- Fresnel magnifiers do not lay flat on the page.
- For best full page magnifier results wear your reading magnifier glasses.
Hands Free Magnifying Lamps
Many industrial applications
such as electronic assembly and inspection.
Excellent bench magnifiers and craft magnifiers.
LED Hands Free Magnifier Lamps
Many industrial and craft applications such as electronic assembly and inspection.
Excellent bench magnifiers.
LED Hands Free Magnifier Lamps
2.25X 7" Lens 2.25x
Fluorescent Hands Free Magnifier Lamps
Magnifier lamps offer the dual benefits of hands free magnification and a light
Fluorescent magnifier lamps and led magnifier lamps
help you read print more easily.
Hands Free Wearable Magnifying Glasses
Telesight Magnifiers-Hands Free
EYE FULL FRAME CLIP ON
are the best hands free magnifying glasses for reading.
Extremely light weight and very comfortable wearable magnifying glasses.
Available as 3 models and 6 powers.
Excellent low vision magnifiers for visually
jewelry making, reading, industrial assembly, electronics, hobbies, crafts
Visor magnifier aids provide higher magnification then ordinary glasses.
3 Powers 4 Powers 4 Powers
3 Powers 1 Power 1 Power
- Visor magnifiers are used as a craft magnifier or book reading magnifier.
- For best hands free visor magnifier results wear your reading glasses.
- All visor magnifiers have padded headbands.
- All models available in a variety of powers.
Clip On Hands Free Magniying Glasses For Reading
3 Powers 4 Powers 2 Powers
Use as clip on reading magnifier or clip on craft magnifier
Adds additional magnification power to your glasses.
Turn your glasses into strong magnifying
Dome Magnifiers For Reading
- Dome magnifiers are made from optical clarity
- Perfect for reading books,
newspapers, blueprints, documents and maps.
- Lays flat on the printed material.
4x- 2 Inch 4x- 3 Inch
Non-Lighted Lighted Large
An around the
neck magnifying glass provides hands free magnification.
Use for sewing, cross stitch, knitting, needlecrafts, needlepoint and embroidery.
For best magnification results
a good light source is essential.
Pay $8.00 postage for first item ordered.
Free postage on all
your next items.
You may mix and match.
Your postage will
always be $8.00 per order(Domestic orders only).
PAYPAL SECURE ORDERING
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. Shop our large selection of magnifying glass for embroidery work and embroidery magnifying
What type magnifier is best? Hand held magnifiers are best for short duration use and a embroidery magnifying lamp or hands
free embroidery magnifier with stand are best for long duration use.
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
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"
from the center of the lens to to the object and be in focus
The distance from
the magnifying lens to the object
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 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 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