If using magnifier glasses is un-comfortable to you for reading small text, then hand held magnifier glass should do the trick. Carson Optical Lighted Magnifold Magnifier is very ergonomic zoom lens that has in-built bright LED light.
Light keeps focus on small text that you are trying to read, be it product catalog, serial number and other small printed instructions. It has folding handle that folds into the lens and also allow different positions for comfortable viewing. People with low vision due to muscular degeneration should find this very useful for reading newspaper and books. Perfect senior citizen companion as you grow old. $12.97