Top 5 magnifying glasses with light

Best magnifying glasses with lightMagnifying glasses with light built into them give much better results than non-lighted ones.

It doesn’t cost much more to get one with a light built in, so this is a feature you should definitely look for!

Some people with slight vision loss find that if they use really good, bright light they don’t need a magnifying glass at all. See here for recommended lamps for low vision.

If bright light alone is no longer enough to help you read, then you’ll need to try a magnifying glass with a light.

 

Why use a lighted magnifier?

When a light is built in to the device you don’t have to worry about physically moving to a brighter location to read. If you use a magnifying glass without a light, then even if you are in a bright room, the magnifying glass itself and your hand cast a shadow over your reading material.

When the magnifying glass has it’s own light, this shines directly on your reading material making it easier for you to read.

 

What is the strongest lighted magnifier?

The ABSOLUTE STRONGEST and BRIGHTEST magnification for visually impaired users are digital magnifiers. However these cost a lot more than handheld magnifying glasses with light. If that’s what you’re after, head over to this page on electronic magnifiers for more information.

This article covers the best optical magnifiers with light, which are more suited to people with mild to moderate vision loss.

 

What powers lighted magnifying glasses?

They are powered with AA or AAA batteries that need to be replaced from time to time.

 

My top 5 picks of lighted magnifying glasses

These top picks all have LED lights.

I’ve categorized them in 3 ways

  • cheapest for mild vision loss
  • best quality for mild vision loss
  • best for moderate vision loss

 

CHEAPEST lighted magnifying glasses for mild vision loss

These 2 options come in a set, so you’re getting 3 in 1! These great value bundles are best suited to people who are first starting to need a magnifying glass. They provide relatively low levels of magnification so aren’t suitable for people who need high strength magnifiers.

 

Magnifying Glass with LED Light and Interchangeable Illuminated Heads

  • Interchangeable illuminated heads
  • 2.5x, 5x and 16x lenses
  • Use different sizes for different sized print and different tasks
  • Bonus credit card sized magnifier, carry bag and cleaning cloth
  • Requires 3 standard AAA batteries
  • Money back satisfaction guarantee
  • Economic magnifying glass bundle with 3 in 1
  • Able to buy online and have it delivered to you.

 

 

Fancii Illuminated LED Handheld Magnifying Glass Set

  • Interchangeable illuminated heads
  • 2x, 3.5x and 10x lenses
  • Use different sizes for different sized print and different tasks
  • Money back satisfaction guarantee
  • Economic magnifying glass bundle with 3 in 1
  • Quality glass lens
  • Able to buy online and have it delivered to you.

 

 

Best quality lighted magnifying glasses for mild vision loss

Eschenbach is a top of the line brand name. They make high quality, German made magnifying glasses. This is the brand recommended by optometrists. They cost more but is definitely better quality than the budget versions.

If you only need a small amount of magnification go for the 3.5x option, and if you need a higher level of magnification go for the 10x option.

 

Eschenbach Mobilux Pocket LED Illuminated Magnifer – Eschenbach 3.5x

 

 

Eschenbach Mobilux LED 38D 10x

 

 

Best magnifying glass with light for moderate vision loss

This option provides 20x magnification with 12 LED lights. It’s about as strong as you can get in a lighted magnifying glass while still being a practical size. If you need stronger magnification than this, you’ll need to get a digital magnifier.

 

AboveTEK Handheld 4.2-Inch 20X Magnifying Loupe with 12 LED Lights (ATM-105L)

  • 20x magnification
  • very bright with 12 LED lights
  • 4.2″ diameter lens
  • 8″ length
  • durable, scratch and shatter resistant acrylic lens
  • Requires 2 AA batteries
  • Able to buy online and have it delivered to you.

 

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