Blog - MRI

Magnetic eyelashes - great for a date, but not for your MRI

Posted on August 21, 2019 in MRI

Magnetic eyelashes are one of the latest make-up crazes. This new make-up trend for false eyelashes uses multiple magnets to secure false eyelashes to your lids instead of the traditional glues or adhesives. Intriguing, right?

 

Safety for our patients and staff for MRI studies is a top priority. Anything magnetic, or anything potentially affected by magnets, needs to be known and considered prior to even entering the MRI suite - remember, the powerful magnets are ALWAYS on! 

 

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Donuts, Bagels, Claustrophobia and MRIs

Posted on March 3, 2016 in MRI

For people with severe claustrophobia, MRIs can be intimidating. Even people who are only mildly claustrophobic may find MRI exams stressful - but they don’t have to!  

 

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MRI: Not If You’re the Tin Man

Posted on March 3, 2016 in MRI

What are the risks of an MRI? The main risks of MRI come from the fact that the machine is made up of a giant magnet - which is never turned off.  

 

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