Branches of ophthalmic artery (mnemonic)

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Don Ngo et al.

A useful mnemonic to remember the branches of the ophthalmic artery is:



The order of the mnemonic is not the correct order of the branches as they arise from the ophthalmic artery. The first and second last branches of the mnemonic are the terminal branches, both of which exit the orbit medially to supply the forehead and scalp.

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rID: 44000
System: Vascular
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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