If you wear glasses all the time and in particular if the prescription for your
eyes is significantly different between right and left, a pair of clip magnifying glasses may be your best option.
As a rough guide only, you might try a +1.5 dioptre pair if you don't use separate
glasses for reading and distance, or to go with your reading glasses if you do. In the latter case you might try a 3.5 dioptre
pair to go with your distance (only) glasses. Reprinted from Wiki.com
What type magnifier is best? Hand held magnifiers are best
for short duration use and a magnifying lamp or hands free magnifiers such as clip on magnifiers are
best for long duration use.
How does a magnifying
glass work? A magnifying glass is a lens through which can be used to make things appear bigger,
so you can see them better. It is used in many applications and manual operations.
magnifying glass consists of a piece of convex[ shaped glass or plastic. It has to be held at the right distance between the eye and the object for the object
to be in focus. Wikipedia
Attributes Of Clip On Magnifiers.
Hands free magnifying eyeglasses
Clips on to most frames and will add magnification to your present glasses.
on magnifying glasses for cross stitch, sewing, embroidery, beading, needlework.
Clip on magnifier flips
up when not in use.
- Clip on magnifying glasses for sewing.
- Clip on magnifying
glasses for embroidery.
- Clip on magnifying glasses for reading.
- Clip on magnifying glasses for needlework.
- Clip on magnifying glasses for cross stitch.
- Clip on magnifying glasses for crafts.
- Clip on
magnifying glasses for hobbies.
- Clip on magnifying glasses
for close work.
A clip on magnifier
with light will provide a sharper and clearer image then non-lighted clip on magnifying glasses. Magnifiers decrease light transmission. Either provide your
own adequate lighting or select a magnifier with a built in light.
Select magnifying clip on glasses that
will provide a magnifying power that suits your needs at a comfortable work distance. Very high power clip on magnifiers may
result in an uncomfortable short work distance. To strong may be to close.For
best magnifying clip on glasses results wear your reading glasses.
Our large clip on magnifiers selection can help those with presbyopia and macular degeneration.
Field Of View:
of the area being magnified when viewing through a magnifying lens. The higher the power of the clip on magnifier the
smaller the field of view.
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"
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 that can be a full page reading magnifier.
(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.
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