CHAPTER 21 : The Orbit and Eyeball

21.4.4 Blood Supply to the eye

From the ophthalmic artery by: way of the

  • Central artery of the retina,
  • Short and long posterior ciliary arteries
  • Anterior ciliary arteries (from muscular branches of ophthalmic artery)

The veins accompany the arteries and drain into the cavernous sinus by way of the ophthalmic vein