Well, you are getting a little older and having a hard time seeing tiny objects from close up. Yet, it seems your job is making you deal with items smaller and smaller. There is now several pairs of magnification safety glasses on the market that will help with with both of these aspects of eye protection.
These glasses meet all OSHA safety regulations and come in a 1.0, 1.5, 2, 2.5 magnification built right in. Not only that, but the magnifying safety glasses are also comfortable, stylish to wear, and only cost about $10 bucks.