Low-Energy Plaque Construction

COMS-type gold seed carriers typically can be ordered in 6 sizes in 10-20 mm diameters (Trachsel DentalStudios, 1-507-288-2362).

COMS-type gold seed carriers

Rice-sized radioactive seeds are purchased and glued into the eye-plaque or seed carrier.

Rice-sized radioactive seeds

The gold of the eye-plaque will block more than 99% of the radiation to the back and sides, creating a directional source. The active surface (facing us) is sewn onto the eye beneath the base of the intraocular tumor.

The active surface of an eye plaque

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