The ophthalmic artery and its branches (supratrochlear artery labeled at center top)
The arteries of the face and scalp (supratrochlear artery labeled at upper right, above eye)
|Latin||Arteria supratrochlearis, arteria frontalis|
|Supplies||Forehead: integument, muscles, and pericranium|
It leaves the orbit at its medial angle by piercing the orbital septum with the supratrochlear nerve, and, ascending on the forehead, supplies the integument, muscles, and pericranium, anastomosing with the supraorbital artery, and with the artery of the opposite side.
- Photo of model at Waynesburg College circulation/frontalartery
- Diagram at stchas.edu
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