Simple and inexpensive magnifying glasses. Easy to use and multipurpose.
These hands-free magnifiers sit over the newspaper, book or magazine to be read. Some come with built-in lights.
These have the advantage of not having to be raised from the page – you just slide them around. Illustration shows their use with stamps, but they can be used with text too.
These bar magnifiers or magnifying bars are designed for reading, and usually have a thin guide line embedded.
These are designed to sit on your chest (a cord holds them in place) so your hands are free for crafts, sewing, cross-stitch or other hobbies.
There are various types of electronic magnifier, but most are designed for reading.
Headband magnifiers leave your hands free for sewing or hobbies.
These inexpensive sheets allow easy magnification of printed material.