Long ciliary nerves
|Nerve: Long ciliary nerves|
|Nerves of the orbit, and the ciliary ganglion. Side view.|
|Latin||nervi ciliares longi|
|Gray's||subject #200 888|
The long ciliary nerves provide sensory innervation to the eyeball. In addition, they might contain sympathetic fibers from the superior cervical ganglion to the dilator pupillæ muscle. The sympathetics mainly travel in the nasociliary nerve.
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The cranial nerves: trigeminal nerve
|ophthalmic (V1)||frontal: supratrochlear - supraorbital (lateral branch, medial branch) lacrimal|
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