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Head Magnifier Information.
A head magnifier, head mounted magnifier head magnifying glasses, head strap magnifier, head worn magnifier and
magnifying headgear are the same type magnifiers.
Head Magnifier-Rules Of Magnification.
The higher the power of the jewelers head magnifier or head mounted magnifier the closer you must get to the
object being viewed and the smaller the field of view.
As the power of a head magnifying glass lens increases the diameter of the lens decreases
Diopter is a term used to determine the power(magnification)of
head magnifier results wear your glasses.
Lighting: A head magnifier with light or head
magnifying glass with light provides a sharper and clearer image then a non-lighted magnifier.
Magnification decreases light transmission.
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 a head worn magnifier with light, or a head mounted magnifier will help.
Our head mounted magnifier and magnifying headgear models are comfortable to wear for long periods
of time and prevent eye strain
Attributes Of A Quality Head Magnifying Glass
- Light weight:
A head mounted magnifier that is to heavy will be uncomfortable.
- Adjustable headband: The headband should be adjustable for
a good fit.
Padded headband: Select a head magnifier that is padded for
Lighted head magnifier: If lighting conditions are poor a head mounted magnifier
with light is advisable.
your glasses. All of our head magnifiers can be worn with glasses.
Flip up-Flip Down:
Most of our magnifiers will flip up and out of the way.
Coated lenses: Coated lenses will protect the lenses from scratches, mars and reduce glare.
I need a head magnifier with multiple lenses? If you are unsure of the power you need or
you have a need for more then one power then a head magnifier with extra lenses is advisable.
Our large head mounted magnifier and
magnifying headgear 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 lighted head 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
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.
Informative Links For Head Magnifier Wearers.
Visually Impaired 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
Jeweler Head Magnifier Trade Links
Accredited Gemologists Association
Industrial Diamond Association of America, Inc.
International Watch & Jewelry Guild
Jewelry Industry Distributors Association
Women’s Jewelry Association
Knitting, Crochet, and other Needlecrafts
How To Sew
Basic Sewing Stitches
How to Crosstitch
How To Do Needlework