Insertion of extraocular muscles

Left eye, anterior view

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Insertion of extraocular muscles
Left eye, anterior view
The muscles have been elevated and stretched.
1 . Tendon of superior rectus muscle
2 . Tendon of superior oblique muscle (portion of tendon which originally passed through trochlea turned upward)
3 . Tendon of medial rectus muscle
4 . Cornea
5 . Sclera (conjunctiva and bulbar fascia removed)
6 . Tendon of Inferior rectus muscle
7 . Anterior ciliary artery
8 . Annulus conjunctivae overlying limbus corneae
9 . Tendon of lateral rectus muscle
10 . Inferior oblique muscle