A handheld optical device that is used to make objects appear bigger than they really are, or to enhance detail. They are the next step after bifocals. It is like a magnifying glass...oh wait, it IS a magnifying glass.
I couldn't read the microscopic instructions on the side of the anti-wrinkle cream, even with my glasses. I finally went and got the bigger-ma-jigger and VOILA!!!!, like magic, I could see that I wasn't winning the fight against old age.