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Low Vision Devices

Low-vision devices include handheld telescopes (such as monoculars and binoculars), magnifiers, household items with enlarged text, and "talking" devices that can communicate their displays through audible speech. Magnifying devices are generally either handheld or mounted on a stand, with zoom ranges from 2x to 10x. Monoculars and binoculars are intended to help the user see items at a distance, often 15-30 feet away. These handheld telescopes are usually small enough to fit in the user's pocket. Some household items are available with enlarged print; these items include playing cards, remote controls, and keyboards. There are also devices with "talking" abilities, including a home thermostat.

Please note: you should see a low vision specialist to determine the right type of device or devices that will help you with the tasks you want to perform. Learn more on AFB?s website for adults who are losing their sight, VisionAware.org.

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There are 56 Products in the Category

Product Table

Product NameProduct DescriptionDistributor ContactImage/Multimedia Available?
10 x 25 MonocularMonocular for objects that are at least 15 to 20 feet away. ... can-do@independentliving.com
10x Ecolux LED Silver Pocket Ilum MagnifierLightweight silver-and-black LED magnifier with aspheric len... can-do@independentliving.com
10x MagnaLite Pocket MagnifierPortable square magnifier with broad handles that are easy t... can-do@independentliving.com
12x 1.4 inch LED Pocket Illuminated MagnifierPocket-sized illuminated magnifier with all the features of ... can-do@independentliving.com
2.5x Handheld Monocular with StrapA monocular with a strap for wearing around the neck for eas... can-do@independentliving.com
2.8x Sport SpectaclesA pair of binoculars designed for distance viewing that are ...
2x Bausch and Lomb Pocket MagnifierPocket magnifier with a black faux leather protective cover ... can-do@independentliving.com
2x Full Page MagnifierFull page fresnel magnifier for looking at small print.
3.5x LED Pocket Magnifier LED pocket illuminated magnifier with exceptionally wide han... can-do@independentliving.com
3.5x OptiVISOR Binocular DA-10 MagnifiersBinocular with optical glass lenses mounted on a frame on a ... can-do@independentliving.com
4X Light Gathering Dome MagnifiersCompletely clear acrylic creates profuse light for easy read...
5x COIL Illuminated Pocket MagnifierCompact and lightweight illuminated pocket magnifier with di... can-do@independentliving.com
5X Round Acrylic Illuminated MagnifierCompact magnifier with 5x magnification and a lens size of 1... can-do@independentliving.com
5x Two Lens Unisex MagnifierThe 2x and 3x lenses can be used separately or together for ...
6x 16 MonocularMonocular with 6x magnification and a 16-millimeter objectiv... can-do@independentliving.com
7x 1.9 inch LED Pocket Illuminated MagnifierPocket-sized handheld magnifier. Uses three AAA batteries (n... can-do@independentliving.com
8x 20 MonocularMonocular with with a 20-millimeter objective lens with 8x m... can-do@independentliving.com
Acrylic Full-Page MagnifierIt's fresnel lens made of optical grade acrylic will not ben...
Bausch and Lomb Folding Pocket MagnifiersPocket-sized folding magnifiers. The two-lens model has 3x ... can-do@independentliving.com
Brain Port V100 (Oral electronic vision aid) The BrainPort V100 is an oral electronic vision aid that pr...
Caller ID (Large Display)Caller ID device with large print display (½” letters and 5/... can-do@independentliving.com
Cell Phone Magnifier LensA 2x lens framed by a rubber frame and flexible band that fi...
Coil 2X Binocular SystemComfortable and lightweight binoculars with each lens able t... Image
COIL Hi Power LED Hand Magnifiers Compact and lightweight magnifier with a LED bulb for illumi...
Dazor 5-Diopter Black Clamping Magnifier Lamp with Flex-ArmMagnifying lamp with a flexible gooseneck arm and limitless ... sales@maxiaids.com Image
Dazor Lite-Touch Desk LampSmall, lightweight desk lamp that can be turned on and off w... sales@maxiaids.com
Double Sided MirrorHas a 5X mirror on one side and a 10X on the other. Can stan...
E-Z Play Low Vision Playing CardsWater-resistant playing cards with extra large numbers and l... sales@maxiaids.com Image
Easy to See ThermostatThermostat with easy-to-see raised .75”-high numbers. Indent... can-do@independentliving.com
Elite Supreme Low Vision Playing CardsPlastic cards feature 1 1/4" numerals and red and black colo... Order Elite Supreme Low Vision Playing Cards from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
ESight eyeweareSight eyewear can give you fully functional sight. With eS... www.esighteyewear.com
Extra Large Dome MagnifierA 95mm glass lens provides a large viewing surface with maxi...
EZ Large KeyboardThe EZ See Large Button Keyboard is a high quality, easy-to-... http://chicagolighthouse.org/tools-for-living-store
Flip Down Magnifying GlassesA wonderful aid in applying makeup, contact lenses, reading ...
Foldout Lighted Stand MagnifierIlluminated stand magnifier for viewing reading materials on... sales@maxiaids.com
Giant Print Address BookLarge-print address book in a three-ring binder and with har... sales@maxiaids.com Image
Incandescent Raylite MagnifiersHigh quality standard aspheric lenses that result in excelle...
Individual Study Screen (ISS)Projection screen with clear acrylic frame designed for indi...
InfoGrip BigTrackMouse features bright yellow trackball and over-sized button...
Jumbo Illuminated Remote ControlIlluminated remote control with large and easy-to-see .75” p... info@lssgroup.com
Large Print Address BookWith this address book in a loose-leaf binder, adding, repla... Order Large Print Address Book from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Large Print Crossword Puzzle BooksLarge print crossword puzzle book in an 8” x 10” spiral pape... Order Large Print Crossword Puzzle Books from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Large Print Random House Webster's DictionaryIt has over 35,000 definitions, with words printed in 18 poi... Order Large Print Random House Webster's Dictionary from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Low Vision Bold Indoor and Outdoor ThermometerWhite face with big and bold black numbers. 12" thermometer.... sales@maxiaids.com Image
MagniLink Student
MagniLink Vision Text to Speech (TTS)Video magnifier with high resolution and definition. you can... Order MagniLink Vision Text to Speech (TTS) from The Chicago Lighthouse Store
Ott-Lite VisionSaver Plus Vero Desk LampWith a contemporary brushed nickel finish, this versatile la... sales@maxiaids.com Image
Ott-Lite VisionSaver Plus Vero Floor LampThis lamp features a convenient foot switch for easy operati... sales@maxiaids.com
REIZEN 5x Dome Magnifier with Glass LensPower: 5X. 60mm. Use this high-quality glass dome magnifier ... sales@maxiaids.com
Reizen MagnifiersHigh quality magnifiers that the professionals love. Availab...
Schweizer Sempral Handheld MagnifiersThese popular magnifiers feature high quality aspheric, ligh...
Talking ThermostatThis thermostat is designed to be the user friendly programm... Image
The Round Easy-To-See ThermostatThe oversized 4 diameter dial has large 5/16 bold black numb... Image
VES SportsBioptic telescope that can be mounted onto specially designe...
Zenith Universal Remote ControlThis remote features a slimline design with big buttons. Own... sales@maxiaids.com
ZoomText KeyboardDesigned for the ZoomText user, the ZoomText Keyboard makes ... Order ZoomText Keyboard from The Chicago Lighthouse Store

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