Intraocular Radio-Opaque Ring.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A radiologist noted a radio-opaque object in the eye of a woman undergoing X-ray examination to determine the safety of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Water's X-ray shows the titanium locking c-ring of a type 1 Boston keratoprosthesis. This ring was added in 2004 to prevent intraocular disassembly of the device. The nonmagnetic ring does not prevent MRI imaging. The titanium locking c-ring and the titanium or polymethyl methacrylate back plate of the Boston keratoprosthesis are safe for MRI imaging.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shieh, C; Folz, E; Fekrat, S

Published Date

  • 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 46 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 2 - 3

PubMed ID

  • 26271082

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2325-8179

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3928/23258160-20150701-09


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States