Magnifier Safety Glasses Review: No More Eye Strain

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Gateway Safety 16MC30 Scorpion MAG Safety Glasses, 3.0 Diopter Magnification, Clear Lens, Black Frame

Can’t see fine detail without squinting? Are you straining your eyes to see your work or while you’re reading? That’s no longer a problem with these magnifier safety glasses. Welcome to Magnifier Safety Glasses Review: No More Eye Strain.

In this article, we will review the top four safety glasses with bifocal magnifiers built right into them. We’ll cover what features they offer for you so you can choose the one that fits your face, style and needs the best.

Safety is very important in carving especially where it concerns your eyes, but many people don’t like wearing safety glasses. Their reasons for this are either outdated or misinformed. In another article, we talked about why people haven’t worn safety gear, how today’s glasses and goggles are updated, how safety glasses are used and why you shouldn’t purchase cheap safety eyewear. Click here to read the top part of the article where these items are discussed.

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V.W.E. Bifocal Safety Glasses

V.W.E. Bifocal Safety Glasses

Get yours here: Walmart online

Detailed Description:

These safety glasses have bifocal lenses and come in seven different magnification levels. You can choose full magnification and half magnification levels, so you’ll be able to pick the one that works best for your eyesight and detail level.

They’re great when working with your rotary tool and need to see up close as well as normal viewing. They are very durable and stylish too.

They fit comfortably and will give you the eye protection from the impact that you need while working up close with small power tools. It’s easy for your eyes to move from normal vision to the bi-focal lens with comfort as you work.

These safety glasses also come with a storage bag to keep them in.

These V.W.E. brand glasses have polycarbonate lenses and frames, so they’ve undergone intense testing to ensure they’ll protect your eyes as expected. These tests include basic and high-impact for both the lenses and the frames, exposure to non-ionizing radiation and chemicals, durability to flammables and corrosion.

The lenses meet ANSI Z87.1 certified standards and are distortion-free for fatigue-free use. Their crystal clear lenses allow for long term use without strain and offer 99.9% UV protection. These safety sport glasses have bifocal reading lenses, which make them perfect for indoor or outdoor use.

The half frames come in either a gloss or a matte black to suit your fashion style. There’s a handgrip pattern on the temple, which is ergonomically positioned for a secure grip. The adjustable nose piece allows for a comfortable fit for most people.

These sports-type safety glasses have a unisex adult size measure of 140mm frame width, 67mm lens width, 43mm lens height, and a 17mm nose bridge.

Benefits you’ll receive from this product:

Seven different magnification levels 
• Magnification:choose one option:1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5 & 4

• Frame: Choose an option: Gloss Black or Matte Black
• Polycarbonate lenses and half frames
• Lenses meet ANSI Z87.1 certified standards
• Distortion-free for fatigue-free use
• 99.9% UV protection
• Bifocal reading lenses
• Handgrip pattern on the temple, ergonomically positioned for a secure grip
• Adjustable nose piece allows for a comfortable fit
• Unisex adult size
• Storage bag included

 

 

Two Pairs of Apex 2.0 Bifocal Safety Glasses, One Pair with Clear Lenses and One with Smoked

 

Two pairs of Apex bifocal safety glasses;
One pair clear, one pair smoked lenses

Get yours here: Walmart online

Detailed Description:

These safety glasses come in a two pair package. One with clear lenses and one with smoked lenses. They are a great addition to your safety gear for both inside and outside work.

The Global Vision Eyewear Apex Bifocal Safety Glasses feature a matt black half frame. They have a rubber nose pad for your comfort and a stylish, classic look.

Their lenses are constructed from polycarbonate and meet the ANSI Z87.1+ industrial safety standards. The scratch-resistant coating protects the lenses from daily abuse. They offer UV 400 protection from the sun’s rays.

These safety glasses are available in the following powders: 1.5 x, 2 x, 2.5 x magnification

Both pairs of safety glasses must be in the same magnification, seeing as they’re sold as a two-pair package.

Benefits you’ll receive from this product:

Get two pairs of glasses, one for inside, one for outside
• One pair with clear lenses
• One pair with smoked lenses
• Matt black half frame
• Rubber nose pad for your comfort
• Stylish and classic look
• Polycarbonate lenses
• Meet the ANSI Z87.1+ industrial safety standards
• Scratch-resistant lens coating
• UV 400 protection
• Available in the following powders: 1.5 x, 2 x, 2.5 x

4 Lens Headband Magnifier

4 Lens Headband Magnifier

Get yours here: Walmart online

Detailed Description:

While these are not safety glasses they are made from the same impact-resistant polycarbonate as safety glasses. They will perform the same function as safety glasses, plus give you the magnification you need for detail work.

These are widely used in mechanical processing, jewelry repair, timepiece repair, electronic repair, carving, and miniatures.

This four lens headband magnifier is lightweight and adjustable for a tight and comfortable fit. The silver-gray matt finish of this frame allows it to have a no glair effect in the lights. It has an easy flip-up front to get it out of the way without having to take it off.

The frame has four replaceable lens plates each with different magnifying power to meet your needs. Set includes a 1.5 x, 2 x, 2.5 x, & a 3.5 x lens that screw into place on the frame front for a secure fit.

Each acrylic lenses are ground and polished to precision ophthalmic standards to give the clearest view possible.
The product size is approximately 24 x 14 x 4.5 cm. The box size is 25.5 x 20.5 x 5.5 cm.

Package includes
1*Piece Headband Magnifying Glass
4*Pieces Lens Plates: 1.5 x, 2 x, 2.5 x & 3.5 x
1* Piece Product Manual

Benefits you’ll receive from this product:

• The frame is impact resistant polycarbonate
• Four lens headband magnifier
• Lightweight and adjustable for a comfortable fit
• Silver-gray matt finish frame
• Easy flip-up front
• Four replaceable lens plates
Set includes a 1.5 x, 2 x, 2.5 x, & a 3.5 x lens
• Lens screw into the frame for a secure fit
• Acrylic lenses are ground and polished to precision ophthalmic standards

They’re a great item to add to your safety gear.

Gateway Safety 16MC30 Scorpion MAG Safety Glasses, 3.0 Diopter Magnification, Clear Lens, Black Frame

Gateway Scorpion MAG Safety Glasses,

3.0 Diopter Magnification

Get yours here: Walmart Online

Detailed Description:

These half-frame safety glasses have a gloss black frame and a stylish appeal. They provide an extremely personalized fit due to their ratcheting temples and adjustable temple length.

They minimize fogging with their vented system over the lenses. Their fingertip nose piece provides you with a comfortable, yet lightweight fit.

The clear lenses feature an award-winning bifocal design for safety eyewear. Their lenses provide a 3.0 Diopter magnification and have an anti-scratch coating for long wear and durability.

These Scorpion Mag safety glasses were independently tested and certified by Underwriters Laboratories to meet ANSI Z87.1+ and CSAZ94.3 safety standards. They give 99.9% protection from UVA, UVB, and UVC light.

The lanyard shown in picture is not included.

Benefits you’ll receive from this product:

Gloss black half frames
• Extremely personalized fit
• Ratcheting temples
• Adjustable temple length
• Minimize fogging with a vented system over lenses
• Fingertip nose piece provides a comfortable fit
• Lightweight
• Clear lenses feature an award-winning bifocal design
• Lenses provide a 3.0 Diopter magnification
• Anti-scratch coating for long wear and durability
Meet ANSI Z87.1+ and CSAZ94.3 safety standards
• Offer 99.9% protection from UVA, UVB, and UVC light

Summing it all up:

In this article on Magnifier Safety Glasses Review: No More Eye Strain, we covered the differences between three safety glasses with bifocal magnification and one safety visor.                 ( Four in total)

We’ve covered the benefits to you for each pair of glasses and visor. We talked about their quality impact protection, UV sun ray protection; polycarbonate lenses, their lightweight feel, magnification strengths, their superior comfort and fit.

Finally, we helped you find a pair of safety glasses that suits your fashion sense and style without losing the safety features you need.

If you want to purchase any of these products simply click on any product picture or any of the light blue, underlined word links to be taken to the products page and put the item into your shopping cart.

We hope you enjoyed this review, if you have any questions, would like to leave a comment, or your own personal review please feel free to do so below.

We would love to hear from you and help in any way we can. We will get back to you as soon as possible with answers to your questions. (Usually within 24 hours or less.)

Lynne Clay
Founder of Carved Fairy Houses

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2 Responses to Magnifier Safety Glasses Review: No More Eye Strain

  1. Lindsay says:

    Thanks for your post – those Headband Magnifiers are amazing and I can see lots of use for them. I’m at that stage when I pretty much need magnification for any kind of close work and I’ve just started a jewellery making course too so I’m pretty keen to try these out. We have a pair each of the smoky lense magnification glasses too as these are fantastic for doing work outside – we are forever making covers for our vegetable gardens and doing work outdoors and being able to have magnified sunglasses is like a miracle. Cheers, Lindsay

    • Lynne Clay says:

      Thanks, Lindsay for your comment on Magnifier Safety Glasses Review: No More Eye Strain.
      I’m so very glad you found my article helpful and useful to find a pair of magnifying glasses that could help you with your new jewelry course.
      Have fun with it and I’m so glad I could help make it easier for you to do this course.
      The smoky lens magnification glasses are great for outside work and I’m glad you’re enjoying and using them. It’s nice to know you’re staying safe.

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