This large Fresnel lens is perfect for reading a newspaper, book, or magazine "at-a-glance." Measuring a big 10" X 12", the magnifier highlights large sections of print so you can scan stories, articles, and sections quickly and decide exactly what you want to read first. The lens is made of optical-grade acrylic which will not bend or distort words or images. This 3.5X Fresnel magnifier is exceptionally clear. If you want to read fast, article-by-article, this is the magnifier for you.