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5 Modern Reading Lights for Any Reader

Paul Marantz, a lighting professional at Jules Fisher & Paul Marantz Inc., said that the major problem with lights today is that lights are so personal. It is very vital to note that too much light[ing] is just as bad as blunt light[ing].

Dr. Faye said that when light shines from highly reflective surfaces, it’s fatiguing and especially inconvenient for older people with cataracts and eyes problems. Shaded lamps cut the flash and focus and modulate the light.

What to Look for in Reading Lights

  • Brightness: This is the first reason you are getting a reading light, so you must ensure that it is going to stand up to the test. When the lights are low, you need to be able to see the pages on the book, no matter what the size of the letters are on the page. The brighter, the better (but not to the point that it will have a harmful effect on your eyes).
  • Durability: The manufacturing of the light will make a great difference based on its longevity. You do not want to lose out on quality reading time because the light is bad.
  • Flexibility: The light should be flexible; it should allow you to twist it to where you want it to point, and it should easily hold onto the pages.
  • Battery life: The amount of time you get out of the light matters when you love reading. You want to be careful not spend too much money on batteries because they may not last that long. The longer the battery life, the better, as the less money you’ll be pulling out of your wallet.

LightingEVER LED Rechargeable Reading Light

LightingEVER LED Rechargeable Reading Light may be one of the best reading light options.

Gently clip the light to the book that you’re ready, and turn the pages under the little lamp provided. The LED lights are soft and will most likely not affect your eyes; it is bright enough so you’re not straining your eyes to see the front of the pages. This puts more enjoyment into reading in bed.

It is non-flickering and has a stable base so you can ensure that it is standing firm on the pages while you read. It is also portable, so even if you stay somewhere else besides home, you can still read in the dark without having difficulties. Charge it, and you are good to go.

LuminoLite Rechargeable Extra Bright LED Reading Light

Since it is made with LED light, you will enjoy enjoy a more natural light while reading even the finest of prints. The neck of the light is completely adjustable with the settings of brightness on the light.

One of the biggest advantages of this light is that you can recharge it anytime, so you’re not going to spend much money for batteries. The clip goes right on the book, or anywhere near you that you want the light to hit while reading. It is advisable that you have the right focus when using it.

The light is also portable, making it easier to bring to wherever you’re going to be going. All of the cords that you need for charging come with the light, so you do not have to worry about buying add-ons.

WITHit Rechargeable LED Book Light

You will be able to read in the dark like a superhero using the WITHit Rechargeable LED Book Light.

The light comes in four different colors and styles, so you can choose something that looks the best, but also works. It clips on easily to the book or to any other surface that you’re going to be reading next too. This gives you more options when it comes to reading in the dark by not having to hold a flashlight all night long.

It is entirely portable and completely rechargeable. One of the best things to take into consideration is the fact that you are not going to spend lots of money buying batteries to keep the light going.

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