Fresnel lens magnifiers make fantastic and useful low vision aids for the elderly and infirm because they are light to hold, are unbreakable and extremely safe.
Ideal for reading the telephone directory, a menu in a restaurant, ingredients in the supermarket.
(credit card size fits in a purse or wallet)
Ideal for orienteering, walking or rambling and for map reading on the move. Lightweight to carry, they will not mist up and far better than wearing reading glasses in the rain!
Just the job for genealogists - ideal for reading census returns, parish registers, ship manifests, certificates and other documents with bad handwriting. Can be taken to the record office or library very easily.
Also great for examining and magnifying photographs or stamp and coin collections!