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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.