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How Do Your Eyes Make Voluntary Movement- Six Eye Muscles You Should Know


The eyes are the visual organs that enable us to see the world. Yet, do you know how the eyes make voluntary movements to help you have a normal visual perception? In fact, the eyeballs focus on the visual target by using a system of seven extraocular muscles. These muscles originate from either the common tendinous ring in the eye socket or the sphenoid bone. They are attached to different parts of the eyeballs to facilitate eye movement. The article will discuss the structure and function of the six eye muscles and some eye movement disorders. Continue reading and learn more about your eyes! [1]