Reduce Eye Strain and Fatigue with Stand Magnifiers. For tasks that may take a little time, like reading, stand magnifiers are easy to hold and keep steady because they are placed directly on the subject viewed. Lighted Stand magnifiers can make magnifiers more effective and illumination is recommended for the higher powers, making them easier to use. Don’t let your vision impairment get in the way of doing what you love to do. Adaptable for many tasks, use your illuminated stand magnifier to help your reading or whatever other task in which magnification can assist.