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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of left orbit from an anterior approach

Muscle fibers near medial angle of eyelids

Image #52-7

KEYWORDS: Connective tissue, Eye, Face.

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Dissection of left orbit from an anterior approach
Muscle fibers near medial angle of eyelids
Note that no fibers attach to the anterior surface of the medial palpebral ligament.
1 . Infratrochlear nerve
2 . Muscle fibers which joined frontalis muscle
3 . Periosteum covering nasal bone
4 . Area of origin of superior part of orbicularis oculi muscle
5 . Area of origin of inferior part of orbicularis oculi muscle
6 . Lacrimal part orbicularis oculi muscle
7 . Medial palpebral ligament
8 . Angular head of levator labii superioris muscle (cut across)
9 . Frontal nerve
10 . Corrugator supercilii muscle
11 . Supratrochlear nerve
12 . Orbital septum (note its downward extension deep to the orbicularis muscle toward an attachment on the posterior lacrimal crest)
13 . Aponeurosis of levator palpebrae superioris muscle (upper pointer, cutaneous insertion; lower pointer, tarsal insertion)
14 . Superior tarsus
15 . Middle palpebral artery
16 . Superior palpebral nerves
17 . Lacrimal duct
18 . Lacrimal lake
19 . Medial ocular angle