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The Orbicularis Oculi is a muscle of facial expression of the eye. The muscles of facial expression of the eye are:
The Orbicularis Oculi is said to have three parts: Orbital Part, Palpebral Part, Lacrimal Part.
- Medial side of the eye to the medial side of the eye.
- The orbicularis oris encircles the eye.
- Closes and squints the eye.
NOTE: When the orbicularis oculi contracts forcefully and the eye closes, wrinkles emanate from the eye. These wrinkles are called crow’s feet.