Eye Muscles

Some articles on eye muscles, muscle, muscles, eyes, eye:

Duane Syndrome - Causes
... DS is a miswiring of the eye muscles, causing some eye muscles to contract when they shouldn't and other eye muscles not to contract when they should ... nerve are absent or hypoplastic, and the lateral rectus muscle is innervated by a branch of the oculomotor nerve ... was absent, as was the sixth nerve, and the lateral rectus muscle was innervated by the inferior division of the third or oculomotor cranial nerve ...
Listing's Law - Physiology
... The horizontal recti muscles of the eyes only contribute to horizontal eye rotation and position, but the vertical recti and oblique muscles each have approximately equal ... Thus, to hold eye position in Listing's plane there needs to be a balance of activation between these muscles so that torsion cancels to zero ... The eye muscles may also contribute to Listing's law by having position-dependent pulling directions during motion, i.e ...

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