For those times when you need to see fine print, detailed work or objects at a
distance more clearly, magnifiers can help!
Whether you simply need a little boost to see text and items enlarged, you are a senior citizen experiencing some degree of
vision loss or you’re dealing with a low vision condition such as age related macular degeneration (ARMD),
retinitis pigmentosa, cataracts or glaucoma, MaxiAids Products for Independent
Living has a wide range of magnifiers is available to help you see
MaxiAids carries a full range of quality
magnifiers - including the best
magnifiers from top brands like Bausch +
Lomb, Baum, Carl Zeiss, Coil, OptiVisor, Reizen, Specwell, Vivitar and Walters to
affordable magnifiers to meet almost any
budget. We also have popular magnifiers
in many lens shapes, styles and types, including Fresnel lenses, aspheric lenses, glass
magnifying lenses and acrylic magnifying
Below is a sampling of MaxiAids’
industry-leading selection of magnifiers, products with magnifying features, items related to magnification and eye care products:
- Bar Magnifiers magnify text as you
read. Some offer colored tracking lines to help the reader focus on the line they are
- Binoculars & Monoculars help you see
all the action occurring at a distance. They’re perfect for ballgames, school events
and outdoor activities like hiking and bird watching.
- Dome Magnifiers gather all available
room light and focus it on the item being magnified, for the best possible image
- Electronic Magnifiers (CCTV's) come in
models that are intended to stay in one place, as well as compact, portable versions.
Desktop electronic magnifiers are ideal
for reading books, magazines and newspapers, as well as viewing family photos. Portable video magnifiers make seeing
restaurant menus, store labels and bus or train schedules a breeze when you’re out
- Eye Charts help assess and monitor a
patient’s vision (Of course, these are generally intended for use by eye doctors or vision care professionals.)
- Handheld Non-Illuminated Magnifiers
are useful for shorter spot reading and tasks like checking your utility bill,
reading your medicine bottle label or removing a splinter.
- Handheld Illuminated Magnifiers offer
the same functionality as handheld
magnifiers, but add lighting to bring extra clarity, especially in poor lighting
- Hands-Free Magnifiers provide
magnification while at the same time leaving the user’s hands free to hold reading
materials, perform repairs on small parts, etc. Those seeking the best hobby magnifiers, best sewing
magnifiers and best magnifiers for crafting often choose hands-free magnification.
- Loupe Magnifiers are small, handheld
magnifiers that often have fold-out bases to turn them into compact stand magnifiers.
Popular for photography, stamp/coin collecting, etc.
- Magnifying Mirrors are handy for
applying make-up and putting in contact lenses, among other things. Choices include
lighted magnifying vanity mirrors,
magnifying make-up mirrors, compact mirrors, magnified fogless shower mirrors and
magnified car rearview mirrors, Danielle mirrors and Zadro mirrors.
- Page Magnifiers enable users to
magnify a full page of text (or images) at a time, eliminating the need to move the
magnifier around the page as you read.
- Pocket Non-Illuminated Magnifiers are
extremely compact handheld magnifiers
that can easily be carried in a purse or pocket so they’re handy whenever you need
them at home or on the go to read small print or see fine details (ex. price tags,
- Pocket Illuminated Magnifiers offer
the same functionality as pocket
magnifiers, but add lighting to bring extra clarity when used at night or where
lighting is limited.
- Reading Glasses, commonly known simply
as readers, come in pre-set magnifying
strengths. CliC Reading Glasses have a
magnetic front connection so you can leave them around your neck when not in use. Reizen Readbrights LED Lighted Readers
offer magnification plus light, so they are magnifying readers during the day that
offer lighting for use at night and low light areas.
- Stand Non-Illuminated Magnifiers sit
directly on the text, rather than being held in the hand. Perfect for examining the
item being magnified for longer periods, and for situations where dexterity,
coordination and lack of hand steadiness may prevent the use of a handheld magnifier.
Sizes vary from smaller spot stand
magnifiers to full page stand
- Stand Illuminated Magnifiers offer the
same functionality as stand magnifiers,
but add lighting. Lighted magnifiers add
clarity to text viewed in low light situations.
- TV Screen Magnifiers & Computer Screen
Magnifiers are large magnifying
lenses you place in front of your television or computer screen to enlarge the
on-screen images for easier viewing and greater enjoyment channel-surfing or surfing
In addition to the popular magnifiers
listed above, there are an assortment of other miscellaneous magnifiers and specialty magnifiers available, including:
pendant magnifiers, lighted magnifying
tweezers, needle guides/magnifiers for low vision diabetics, MagRX Medicine Bottle
Magnifiers, credit card magnifiers, iPod magnifiers, iPhone magnifiers, cell phone
magnifiers, smartphone magnifiers, bookmark magnifiers and thermostat magnifiers
If you’re a little overwhelmed by the range of choices, just call 1-800-522-6294
during regular business hours. One of our knowledgeable, experienced customer care
representatives will help you choose the
right magnifier or answer any questions you may have about magnifiers, low vision products and any of
the products for independent living MaxiAids carries.