Head CT and general x-ray examinations can result in significant exposure to the lens of the eye. According to the International Commission of Radiological Protection, the estimated threshold for detectable opacities in the eye’s lens from a single brief exposure to be 0.5 – 2Gy and the threshold for visual impairment to be 5Gy.
ScatterGuard’s CT eye shield provides essential protection of your eye while minimizing artifacting. Made from environmentally friendly lead-free materials, the disposable, single-use eye shield may be disposed of through normal waste procedures.
Listing is for 1 Box (20 Units per Box)
- Model: SG-SHLD-EYE
- CE Marked: No
- Material: Trade Secret blend of Antimony & Bismuth
- Protection: Dose Radiation up to 40%
- kVp Range: 50kV to 150kV
- Allergen Info: None
- Features: Disposable
- UOM Quantity: 20 Units
Protech is proud to offer a comprehensive line of disposable products that protect doctors and technicians alike from the harmful effects of exposure to radiation while reducing the occurrence of biological contamination.
ScatterGuard, a Protech brand, is comprised of disposable Smart Caps (head protection), disposable thyroid collar covers, and disposable ScatterGuard Drapes as well as CT eye and thyroid shields. With complete protection from head to toe, ScatterGuard’s broad range of disposable products provides specialized protection with convenience.
ScatterGuard products are available in three lead equivalences: 0.125, 0.25, and 0.375mm LE. Protection requirements are dependent on the intensity of the beam and cumulative exposure to x-ray. Protech recommends that the base level of protection, 0.125mm LE, be used in all procedures using x-ray or fluoroscopy with additional protection (0.25 & 0.375) being used in cases of prolonged exposure or higher dosage potential.