Each line of text is an example of newsprint magnified at the given magnification.
Read the lines of text at a distance of 10" (inches) or 25cm from your eyes whilst wearing any reading spectacles you may have.
The line of text you can comfortably read is a guide to the magnification you need for a magnifier.
If you would prefer to print this chart and choose your magnification from a paper version, you can print a copy here.
View Suitable Products - click this button to see a selection of products you can buy from our website at the magnification level you have selected.
most of the
vision you have
With magnifiers and
vision aids to help you
to read more clearly.
With help and advice from qualified
low vision Professionals and carefully chosen
products from quality manufacturers that have
been tried and tested in low vision clinics.
This is the size of small newspaper headlines.
After you have read the headlines you can read the whole story
with this the size of small newspaper print