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Help Viewing This Site

The National Eye Institute (NEI) Website is designed so that you can view it using the text style, color and size that you prefer. You may also use the background color that works best for you. To take advantage of these options, you may need to adjust the settings on your browser (software that you use to view websites, e.g. Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator.)

On this page:



Changing Text Size

Please use the Small, Medium, Large links at the top of the page.

Making Other Browser Adjustments

You can specify the text style and color as well as the background color you prefer when using Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator. To learn more about how you can make other adjustments, check the Help index of your web browser. (In Internet Explorer, see under the term Accessibility. In Netscape, see under the term preferences, Navigator.)

Updating your Browser

Certain web pages are best viewed by using recent versions of Internet browsers. If you are using an older browser version, you may have trouble viewing certain webpages.

Certain web pages are best viewed by using recent versions of Internet browsers. If you are using an older browser version, you may have trouble viewing certain webpages. Download a new version for free:

Other Resources

Alternative Web Browsing
http://www.w3.org/WAI/References/Browsing
Web Accessibility Initiative
Discusses whole range of approaches used for browsing by people with visual impairments or reading difficulties.

Guidelines for Web Users with Low Vision
http://www.afb.org/info_document_view.asp?DocumentID=1452
American Foundation for the Blind
Offers detailed instruction for making adjustments to Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator.

Understanding Adobe Acrobat Reader
http://www.cyberseniors.org/artman/publish/cat_index_16.shtml
CyberSeniors.org
Provides an illustrated guide to downloading the Adobe Acrobat Reader and using PDF files.

Understanding Web Browsers: Font Sizes
http://www.cyberseniors.org/artman/publish/cat_index_17.shtml
CyberSeniors.org
Provides an illustrated guide to making adjustments to Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, and AOL for both PC and Mac users.

Obtaining Information in Alternate Formats

The NEI is making every effort to ensure that the information available on our website is accessible to all. If you use special adaptive equipment to access the Web and encounter problems when using our site, please let us know. Write to: 2020@nei.nih.gov and we will provide the information to you in an alternate format. Please be as specific as possible when describing the information you need. If you prefer, you may call the NEI's Information Office at (301) 496-5248 for assistance.

This page was last modified in October 2005



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