Magnifiers - Then and Now

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Explorer Steve demonstrates an 'oldie-but-goodie' for people who need help reading small print. Popping out of the case with the touch of a button, the spring-loaded lens provides ample magnification in most situations. Moving to present day technology, the group discussed the Eye Reader iPhone (and Android) app which provides both light and magnification.

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from the San Francsco Village circle discussion November 3rd, 2015.

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magnifier, magnifier app, Eye Reader, vision aid, low-vision