Ciliary muscle facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCiliary muscle
|The choroid and iris. (Ciliary muscle is labeled near top.)|
|Artery||long posterior ciliary arteries|
From oculomotor nerve
Through ciliary ganglion
Sympathetic postganglionic fibers from sup. cervical ganglia.
The ciliary muscle is a ring of smooth muscle in the eye's middle layer that controls the viewing of objects at varying distance. It changes the shape of the lens within the eye, not the size of the pupil.
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