Why is there a blind spot in my eye?

Blind stop. There is an area in the back of your eye where the optic nerve enters. There are no retinal cells in that area..Hence your blind spot...This is normal.

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Why did I get a blind spot in my right eye from bp?

See md. Let an ophthalmologist figure it out, there are many reasons including hemorrhage. Read more...

I sometimes have a blind spot in my eye followed by a headache. What should I do?

Blind spot /headache. This is often a symptom of migrain headaches. See your doctor for an examination and treatment. Read more...

How do I get rid of a blind spot in my eye?

Blind spot. You should see an ophthalmologist to have a test called a visual field to determine the reason why you are experiencing the blind spot. Read more...

What is blind spot of eyes.?

Everyone has it. The blind spot of the eye is referring to a spot in your vision that you can't actually see. The brain has to use information from the other eye to fill the this gap. The back of the eye has photoreceptor cells, but those cells do not cover the entire back of the eye, therefore leaving a gap. I imagine that a google search would show a website that could demonstrate this blindspot for you. Read more...
End of optic nerve. At the back of the eye, all of the nerve fibers come together to join at the optic nerve which carries the picture to the brain. Strangely, there are no light receiving cells over the end of the optic nerve, so it leaves a blind spot in the vision. However, the brain "imagines" what it expects to see in the area of the blind spot, so we are not aware of this permanent hole in the vision. Read more...
Optic nerve. Where the retinal nerve fibers exit the eyeball through the optic nerve, there is a blind spot in the visual field of all patients. It is quite small normally and difficult to detect without formal visual field testing. Read more...

Blind spot in center of eye when looking to side?

Eye exam. Should have that tested formally. Read more...

Is the blind spot in your eye supposed to be there?

Yes. Yes at a small normal size. It can enlarge but pathological. Read more...
Blind spot. Your blind spot is the place in your peripheral vision where your optic disk is located. Because there are no retinal photoreceptors at the optic disk, you have a natural blind spot at the optic disk. Read more...