Blind spot

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Blind spot or Blindspot may refer to:

Ophthalmology and vision[edit]

  • Blind spot (vision), also known as the physiological blind spot, the specific scotoma in the visual field that corresponds to the lack of light-detecting photoreceptor cells on the optic disc
  • Optic disc, also known as the anatomical blind spot, the specific region of the retina where the optic nerve and blood vessels pass through to connect to the back of the eye
  • Vehicle blind spot, areas outside of a vehicle that cannot be seen while looking forward, backward or through optical aids


  • Blindspot (comics), a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe
  • The Blind Spot (1921), an early science fiction novel by Homer Eon Flint and Austin Hall

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Other uses[edit]

  • "Blind spot", one of four quadrants in the diagram of the Johari window, a self-help technique

See also[edit]