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The structure of retina (Part II)

Let's continue the structure of the retina, and focus on the other layer.

Why do we have blindspots physically?

In 1.3, we have introduced that there are 3 layers in the retina. In the steps, we will continue the structure of the retina, and we will focus on ganglion cells, and discuss why we have blindspots.

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