Posts tagged 'ScatterShield'

C-Arm Table Radiation Scatter Drapes Offer Serious Protection

Welcome to our blog post on our exclusive C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields available from Z&Z Medical!

As a medical imaging provider, you know the importance of protecting yourself and your patients from unnecessary radiation exposure during radiology procedures. C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields are an essential tool in the medical field, helping to reduce scatter radiation and lower badge readings for the staff during C-arm procedures.

At Z&Z Medical, we are proud to offer exclusive C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields that are designed to provide superior protection when you need it most. Our drape shields are made of high-quality materials and are easy to use, making them an essential tool for any practice utilizing c-arms for imaging procedures.

Not only do our C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields provide protection for you but they can also help to lower those high badge readings by the staff in the room every day. Using these drape shields, you can help to reduce your overall radiation exposure and protect yourself and your team from unnecessary risks.

We encourage you to visit our online store to learn more about the C-arm table radiation scatter drape shields we have available. Don’t let unnecessary radiation exposure slow you down – order some of these essential drape scatter shields and start lowering your risk today!

7 months ago
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Are YOU Sure You Have What You Need for Radiation Protection?

Z&Z Medical’s Exclusive Single Sided Table Drape Shielding is designed to protect radiology and healthcare staff from dangerous scatter radiation. Radiation Protection Aprons are often not enough anymore. If you are dealing with High Badge Readings, consider adding another layer of protection from scatter radiation. Our Scatter Shields are perfect for reducing scatter radiation. Easily attach to any c-arm table with hook and loop attachment. Will not interfere with the x-ray image during imaging procedures. Available in a variety of sizes. Have Questions? Email or jump on our “Live Chat” feature on our website.  Either way, we are here to assist you in your radiation protection needs.

10 months ago
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Foresight Saves Eyesight

There is an old poster hanging on the wall at the National Safety Council that says "Foresight Saves Eyesight." This old saying applies perfectly to today's X-ray Technologist and other Radiology Workers. Given what we now know today about how radiation affects the eye, it is absolutely critical to be prepared with a pair of Protective lead glasses.  This particular "best practice" is necessary to prevent the development of cataracts later in life. Research shows that the threshold for acceptable levels of radiation for the human eye is just 10 percent of what we thought it was a few years ago. That's a pretty steep change in acceptable exposure. Shielding your eyes from radiation is a must and, fortunately, you don't have to wear those clunky ol’ glasses that were sold decades ago.  Today, there are many varieties of radiation glasses that offer you comfort, visibility and great style. Browse them all on our easy to use website.  

1 year ago
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How to Measure Your Pupillary Distance (PD)

What is Pupillary Distance?

Pupillary distance (PD) measures the distance between the centers of your pupils. This measurement is used to determine where you look through the lens of your glasses and should be as accurate as possible. The average adult’s PD is between 54-74 mm; kids are between 43-58 mm. Your eye doctor will usually measure your PD during an eye exam. However, if it was not given to you, the below 5 steps will help you measure it yourself.

How to Measure Your PD?

  1. Stand 8 in. away from a mirror.
  2. Hold a ruler against your brow.
  3. Close your right eye then align the ruler’s 0 mm with the center of your left pupil.
  4. Look straight then close your left eye and open your right eye.
  5. The mm line that lines up to the center of your right pupil is your PD.

Why is Pupillary Distance Important?

Every set of prescription lenses has an “optical center,” which is determined by pupillary distance. This distance is used to determine where you look through the lens of your glasses and should be as accurate as possible. Your prescription may tell you your PD. But if the PD is not available use your friend or a mirror to help you figure it out.

Armed with your PD and prescription, you can shop atZ&Z Medical Glasses to find your perfect pair of Prescription Radiation Safety Glasses. If you have a question, you can always email


1 year ago
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The Best Protective Radiation Eyewear Against Scatter Radiation

By now, you absolutely know just how sensitive your eyes are to radiation. The International Commission on Radiological Protection changed its estimates on the threshold of absorbed dose to just 0.5 Gy. There's nothing more important than proper x-ray eye protection. Fortunately, you have a wide selection of options at Z&Z Medical!


The Dangers of Radiation Exposure to the Eyes

The development of cataracts is the biggest risk of radiation exposure to the eyes. Cataracts are the result of rapid aging in the eyes, and can lead to obscured vision or even blindness, depending on the severity of the condition. Since the ICRP reduced their recommended dose, the medical community has been urged to take greater precautions. The recommended reduction is over seven times the amount of exposure, highlighting the need for all technologists and Radiology personnel to wear better protective eyewear.


Scatter Radiation Protection For Your Eyes

Radiation glasses provide superior shielding during fluoroscopic procedures so you can be sure you're protected from scatter radiation. Glasses today are lightweight and don’t slip during long procedures. All glasses come with an adjustable croaky, cleaning cloth, and safety case.


Not Sure? Try It First!

If you're not sure that a particular pair of radiation glasses is right for you, that's not a problem. Try them for 20 days and return them for a 100% refund if for some reason they don’t fit your needs. Try out a non-prescription pair of frames and see if they fit your needs before you commit. After all, you'll be wearing this pair of glasses for a long time, so you'll want to make sure they're the best fit possible.

Whatever you do, don't hesitate to get the best possible protection for your eyes. Radiation safety glasses are an absolute must, especially when working around scatter radiation. Z&Z Medical is here to help you with selecting the best pair of radiation protection glasses on the market. Let us know if you have any questions on how we can assist you with the purchase of your new glasses.

1 year ago
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