Loyola University Medical Education Network Dissection of the Orbit

Step 1
Carefully chisel away the orbital plate of the frontal bone.
Each of the steps in the dissection includes more specific instructions for the dissection of that step. The buttons below provide lists of all the structures that will be dissected in this session.


Step 2
Remove the orbital fat to expose the deeper structures.
Step 3
Cut the orbital septum anteriorly. Dissect the inferior rectus and inferior oblique muscles.

John A. McNulty, Ph.D.
Last Updated: May 2, 2011
Created: Jan 17, 1997