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November 1966

Magnetic vs Nonmagnetic Intraocular Foreign BodiesAn Ultrasonic Determination

Author Affiliations

Washington, DC
From the Ophthalmology Service, Walter Reed General Hospital, WRAMC, Washington, DC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1966;76(5):676-677. doi:10.1001/archopht.1966.03850010678009

An ultrasonic method for preoperative differentiation of the nonmagnetic from the magnetic intraocular foreign body has been described. This method is useful when the intraocular object cannot be seen ophthalmoscopically.