What is blind spot and yellow spot

Asked by Jaysankar Jayasoman Nair | 4th Mar, 2012, 12:19: PM

Expert Answer:

The blind spot is the area on the retina without receptors that respond to light. Therefore an image that falls on this region will NOT be seen. It is in this region that the optic nerve exits the eye on its way to the brain.
Yellow spot or macula is an oval yellow spot near the center of the retina of human eye. It has a size of 1.5 millimeters in the spock of the eyeIt is specialized for seeing things with highest clearness or visual acuity.

Answered by  | 4th Mar, 2012, 12:31: PM

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