How do the eyes move together? New understandings help explain eye deviations in patients with stroke
Normal movement of the eyes to the left in a right-handed person. Credit: Lianne Friesen and Nicholas Woolridge. CMAJ January 18, 2005 vol. 172 no. 2 171-173
CRANIAL NERVES ------- Optic nerve (CN 2), sensory only. Receptors in the retina (rods & cones) synapse with bipolar cells, which synapse with ganglion cells. Ganglion cells form optic nerve. Crossover at optic chiasm. Tags: skull, brain, eye, anatomy, dissection, human, body, health, nature, science, biology
The Cranial Nerves (Organization of the Central Nervous System) Part 4
Extra-ocular muscles that participate in the vestibular ocular reflex (VOR). These muscles are paired with the semi-circular canals of the vestibular system to allow the eyes to maintain stabilized during slow movements of the head.