Definition of Spot, blind
Spot, blind: In ophthalmology, a blind spot is:
- A small area of the retina where the optic nerve enters the eye; this type of blind spot occurs normally in all eyes.
- Any gap in the visual field corresponding to an area of the retina where no visual cells are present; this type of blind spot is associated with eye disease.
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