National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements Commentary Number 26: Impact of Revised Guidance on Radiation Protection for the Lens of the Eye (L Dauer, N Hamada, E Blakely, JACR)

Sept. 8, 2017— The recent NCRP Commentary Number 26 addresses radiation protection principles regarding the lens of the eye, discusses the current understanding of eye biology and lens effects, reviews and evaluates epidemiology, and assesses exposed populations while suggesting monitoring and protection practices. This review provides an outline of core questions addressed in the commentary and discusses the potential impact on radiology practice.

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