Supra-orbital nerve

Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The supra-orbital nerve is the lateral and larger of the two branches of the frontal nerve, a branch of ophthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve. As it courses through the superior aspect of the extraconal space of the orbit it exits the orbit through the supra-orbital notch to supply the conjunctiva of the mid upper eyelid and superior fornix and the skin of the forehead and scalp.


Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 51976
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
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