See What I See: Virtual Reality Eye Disease Experience
Millions of people are affected by eye diseases. But describing vision loss is difficult. NEI’s virtual reality (VR) experience enables you to explore life with vision loss from common eye diseases, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataracts.
Download the “NEI VR: See What I See” application to your smartphone (Android or iOS).
To access the experience within the application:
- Select an eye disease (AMD or cataracts)
- Choose your scene (grocery store or city street at night)
- Press the trigger to activate the eye disease overlay
Virtual Reality Videos and Images
Browse our images and videos to experience vision loss from AMD or cataracts.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) causes blurriness or spots in the center of your vision. Learn more about AMD.
A cataract causes clouding of the eye’s lens. The view is like looking through dusty glass. Learn more about cataracts.