Are these screws getting smaller or do I need a stronger prescription? Aligning tiny nose pad and hinge screws, using your fingers, can be painful and frustrating. Then the balancing act begins as you reach for the driver to thread the screw into the hole. Too often the screw dislodges and drops into the great void of lost screws. The Screw Starter is tall and slender making it easy for you to insert the screw and start threading it into position. You won’t lose your screws or your marbles. 4 1/4” long.