Levator Palpebrae Superioris

Joe Muscolino

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The levator palpebrae superioris, a muscle of facial expression, on the right side of the body.

The Levator Palpebrae Superioris is a muscle of facial expression of the eye. The muscles of facial expression of the eye are:



  • Sphenoid bone to the upper eyelid.



  • Elevates the upper eyelid.


NOTE: The levator palpebrae superioris begins (attaches/originates) deep in the orbital socket.