Spotlight on Eye Care Virginia

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that damages the blood vessels in the tissue at the back of the eye (the retina). As the condition progresses, one's vision is often obscured by dark, floating spots. When we developed the web site for Eye Care Virginia a few years ago, we included a feature whereby a visitor could see the web site through the eyes of someone with this condition. For example, the home page of the web site would normally look like this:

If one clicks the large button at the bottom of the page, the page appears as it would to someone with diabetic retinopathy:

The web site was built using the following technology stack:

We encourage you to explore the web site yourself.

Source: /people/joshua-golub