Ideal for people who have diminished strength in hands and fingers. Concentrates the power of the hand in slip-resistant jaws. Can be used to help hold paper thin objects and grasp objects up to 3 1/4" wide. Can also be used as a dressing aid and for opening bottles (including child-proof ones), turning keys, removing backs of pierced earrings, and picking up pins. Pull ring allows two handed use for added power when pulling weeds and electrical plugs. Lightweight so it can be carried in purse or pocket.