Orbital perforating branch of the infraorbital artery: an important landmark in orbital surgery.

@article{Rubin2005OrbitalPB,
  title={Orbital perforating branch of the infraorbital artery: an important landmark in orbital surgery.},
  author={Peter A. D. Rubin and Mark P. Hatton and Jurij R. Bilyk},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={447-9}
}
The orbital branch of the infraorbital artery is an important surgical landmark but is frequently omitted from texts that discuss orbital anatomy and surgical technique. This report reviews the anatomy of this artery to familiarize the reader with its existence and location to reduce the risk of intraoperative hemorrhage from this vessel.