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eye x-ray

Need an MRI for my back, before that must get my eyes x-rayed for microscopic metal fragments. Do I treat it like a dental x-ray? Or are there any concerns I should prepare for?
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What an interesting question!

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Dr. Hagan will review your post. Sorry for the delay. As you know eye doctors are very much needed everywhere. We are so fortunate to benefit from his expert care.

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Dr. Hagan will review your post. Sorry for the delay. As you know eye doctors are very much needed everywhere. We are so fortunate to benefit from his expert care.

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Normally they don't get eye x rays unless you have a really really really old metal implant in the eye or a history of penetrating eye injury.

JCH IIMD
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more a question than a comment...I am just curious how they xray the eye for the metal fragments?
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The X ray is taken just like a regular X ray of the skull, sinus or orbits.  

JCH MD
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