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Eye muscle repair - series—Normal anatomy

Normal anatomy


The extraocular muscles of the eye (external to the eyeball) control the positioning of the eyes. They coordinate of the eye movement between the eyes providing coordinated sight in all directions.

Review Date 9/2/2014

Updated by: Franklin W. Lusby, MD, ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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