The trigeminal nerve. Part II: the ophthalmic division.

@article{Shankland2001TheTN,
  title={The trigeminal nerve. Part II: the ophthalmic division.},
  author={Wesley E. Shankland},
  journal={Cranio : the journal of craniomandibular practice},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={8-12}
}
The ophthalmic, or first division (V1) of the trigeminal nerve, is the smallest of the three divisions and is purely sensory or afferent in function. It supplies sensory branches to the ciliary body, the cornea, and the iris; to the lacrimal gland and conjunctiva; to portions of the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity, sphenoidal sinus, and frontal sinus; to the skin of the eyebrow, eyelids, forehead, and nose; and to the tentorium cerebelli, dura mater, and the posterior area of the falx… CONTINUE READING

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