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Anatomy of the Eye (cont.)

Extraocular Muscles

Six extraocular muscles are attached to each eye to move the eye left and right, up and down, and diagonally, or even around in circles when one wishes.

Medically reviewed by William Baer, MD; Board Certified Ophthalmology

REFERENCE:

Snell, Richard S. and Michael A. Lemp. Clinical Anatomy of the Eye. 2nd ed. Wiley-Blackwell, 1997.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/7/2016

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