Sewing Magnifier Information
Why do I need sewing magnifying
glasses? 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 magnifying glasses are the answer.
The higher the power of the sewing magnifier, sewing magnifying glass or sewing glasses the closer
you must get to the object being viewed and the smaller the field of view. To strong may be to close.
Select a magnifying glass
with a power that will allow you to sew at a comfortable work distance. Most people are comfortable with a distance of 10
to 12 inches.
A sewing magnifying glass with light, hands free magnifying glass with light for sewing or sewing light
with magnifying glass will provide a sharper and clearer image then a non-lighted sewing magnifier.
Magnification decreases light transmission
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 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"
Measurement 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
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
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