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November 1974

Modification of Eye Shields for Use in X-ray Therapy of Eyelid Cancers

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York.

Arch Dermatol. 1974;110(5):793-794. doi:10.1001/archderm.1974.01630110079025

X-ray therapy for basal cell carcinoma of the eyelids is often the treatment of choice. A simple modification of commercially available eye shields makes the shields easier to insert, position, and remove. The new procedure is easier for both the therapist and patient.