Safety:  CONDITIONAL

Bottom line: MRI permissible if confirmed no intraocular metal visualized on radiograph or CT

Prior eye injury with metal or History of metal working

Safety: Conditional

Risks: Thermal, Magnetic, Vision loss

Conditions: No intraocular metal visualized on radiograph or CT.

Comments:

  • High risk and require screening:
    • Known injury
    • Metal welding, grinding, and cutting
  • Screening options include
    • Review prior studies
    • Obtain single radiograph i.e., Waters view
    • Perform a CT scout of the orbital region

Bottom Line: MRI permissible if confirmed no intraocular metal visualized on radiograph or CT