eye muscle

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Noun1.eye muscle - one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeballeye muscle - one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
muscle, musculus - one of the contractile organs of the body
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
abducens muscle, lateral rectus, lateral rectus muscle, rectus lateralis - the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball outward
inferior rectus, inferior rectus muscle, rectus inferior - the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball down and medially
medial rectus, medial rectus muscle, rectus medialis - the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball medially
rectus superior, superior rectus, superior rectus muscle - the ocular muscle whose contraction turns the eyeball upward and medially
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Andy added: "We initially thought it was just a case of weak eye muscle which was affecting Pixie's eye - never for one second did we think it could be a brain tumour.
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Founded in 1999, SouthEast Eye Specialists specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the eye and eyelids, including cataracts and associated advanced lens replacement, along with corneal disease, glaucoma, eye muscle disorders, eyelid abnormalities, retina disease, laser vision correction, and pediatric eye care.
But eye muscle protection mechanisms are active at a relatively early stage of the disease.
"Several of the vision and eye muscle problems can be set right by conventional non- surgical processes such as glasses, patching or by using a prism on the glasses.
Reading is an intense workout for the eyes and the orbicularis oculi muscle that controls squinting and blinking, as Jim Reedy and Kevin Larson explain in their 2008 article "Blink: The Stress of Reading." Glare, small text, and light-colored or gray text make the eye muscle work harder, contributing to eye strain.
The eye muscle is the most active muscle in the human body.
He also carries strong figures with a Terminal Index of +34, a Self Replacing Index of +47, a milk figure of +18 and eye muscle depth of +4.5.
The breed's genetic trends for performance traits have consistently risen since 2000 with a 34% rise in eye muscle area Estimated Breeding Value (EBV) and 38% rise in 400-day weight EBV respectively.
The Dane, whose mother Ann is English, spent 14 months out of the ring with an eye muscle injury after the pair's first, brutal encounter and during that period there were times when he thought he might never box again.
Equally impressive was an eye muscle area of 146sq cm.