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What is the blind spot?
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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology
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In brief: The Optic Nerve
The part of the back of the eye where the optic nerve head leaves the eye to carry the message of vision to the brain has no rods or cones and therefore shows up in the visual field test as a "blind spot".

In brief: The Optic Nerve
The part of the back of the eye where the optic nerve head leaves the eye to carry the message of vision to the brain has no rods or cones and therefore shows up in the visual field test as a "blind spot".
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