explain this statement at  the posterior pole of the eye lateral to the blind spot,there is a yellowish pigmented spot called macula lutea with a central pith called the fovea.

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blind spot or scotoma, is an obscuration of the visual field.  It is the point of entry of the optic nerve on the retina, insensitive to light. An area where a person's view is obstructed.  

There is a yellow spot lateral to the blind spot, which is known as macula or macula lutea. It is an oval-shaped highly pigmented yellow spot located near the center of the retina of the human eye that provides central vision.   

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