SURGEON'S BINOCULAR MAGNIFIERS
Head-mounted magnifiers used by surgeons, dentists, engineers, watchmakers, jewellers and art renovators.
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This article has extra photographs of the various models of surgeons magnifiers, to read an article about how the many models of binocular head-worn magnifiers, from £8.50, click here.
The basic model is called binocmag-S2 (illustrated below) and comes in the following styles:
- with a clip, to clip to your spectacles
- built onto spectacles (i.e. if you don't wear spectacles)
LEFT: fixed to spectacles, short (weaker) sizes.
The best model (illustrated below) is called binocmag-S4, it is the top optical quality and far more comfortable to wear. As with the basic model, the weaker strengths are shorter (short telescopes) and the more powerful are longer (relatively long telescopes). They are all built onto lightweight adjustable headbands and work just as well with or without spectacles.
The two photographs below show the weaker sizes, shorter lenses (click on image to see it enlarged).
The two photographs below show the more powerful sizes (4X and 6X), longer lenses (click on image to see it enlarged), note the extra band over the top of the head to hold the extra weight firmly. The two weaker sizes (2.5X and 3.5X) are very lightweight and don't require the extra band over the top.
In all of these photographs, the subject is working at a comfortable distance. Unlike simple lenses you can achieve a long working distance and a high magnification with these.
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