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CUTANEOUS INNERVATION OF THE FACE
1. Cutaneous innervation ofthe face is provided by branches ofthe oph-
thalmic, maxillary, and mandibular nerves, the three divisions of the
trigeminal nerve (see also The Cranial Nerves, p. 275)
BRANCHES OF THE OPHTHALMIC NERVE

SUPRAORBITAL NERVE
2. Branches ofthe ophthalmic nerve

a. Supraorbital nerve: emerges from the supraorbital foramen and ascends
to supply the forehead and the scalp as far posteriorly as the vertex
BRANCHES OF THE OPHTHALMIC NERVE

SUPRATROCHLEAR NERVE
2. Branches ofthe ophthalmic nerve

b. Supratrochlear nerve: emerges from the frontal notch medial to the su-
praorbital nerve and ascends to supply the forehead near the midline
BRANCHES OF THE OPHTHALMIC NERVE

INFRATROCHLEAR NERVE
2. Branches ofthe ophthalmic nerve

c. Infratrochlear nerve: emerges from the orbit inferior to the supra-
trochlear nerve and supplies the medial part ofthe upper eyelid
BRANCHES OF THE OPHTHALMIC NERVE

EXTERNAL NASAL NERVE
2. Branches ofthe ophthalmic nerve

d. External nasal nerve: emerges inferior to the nasal bone to supply
the dorsum and tip ofthe nose
BRANCHES OF THE OPHTHALMIC NERVE

LACRIMAL NERVE
2. Branches ofthe ophthalmic nerve

e. Lacrimal nerve: emerges along the superolateral border ofthe orbital
aperture to supply the lateral part ofthe upper eyelid
BRANCHES OF THE MAXILLARY NERVE

INFRAORBITAL NERVE
3. Branches of the maxillary nerve

a. Infraorbital nerve: emerges from the infraorbital foramen and sup-
plies the lower eyelid, side ofthe nose, upper lip, and the skin over-
lying the anterior surface ofthe maxilla