This magnifier is described as a travel companion and low vision aidthat fits into a pocket or purse. Itsergo design is the perfect size for reading books, newspapers, recipes, and coupons. The integrated super bright LED makes it perfect for reading in low light environments such as restaurants. It is designed to stretch text vertically, maximizing the effectiveness of the lens for reading line by line without squeezing text. The integrated 10x spot lens is great for up close details. Hold magnifier 25mm above the object or page for optimum viewing.