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Thank you for choosing Advanced Thermal Imaging for your wellness and preventative care.  Here are a few guidelines to follow prior to your imaging appointment.

Imaging Instructions

Special Instructions for your thermography imaging:

  • No breast surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatments 3 months prior to your imaging.

  • No breast biopsy for one month prior.

  • Lactation: Imaging is recommended if there is a problem or concern. However, a baseline is not recommended for at least 3 months after the last active breastfeeding.

24 hours prior to your appointment:

  • Avoid exercise or heavy physical activity.

  • No massage or lymph treatments.

  • No chiropractic adjustments.

  • No saunas, steam baths or hot tubs.

  • No hot or cold packs.

Day of Exam:

  • Avoid heavy make up.  Oil based products on the body will affect accurate detection by the camera.

  • No hot shower within 4 hours of imaging.

  • Avoid deodorant or creams on the skin, especially oils.

  • No heat lamps or sunburn – you will have to reschedule

  • Do not shave area to be imaged.

  • For head imaging, do not eat for at least 2 hours prior.

  • No gum chewing.

  • Avoid A/C in the car blowing directly on the patient.

  • Have your hair off your face and neck.

  • Underwear is required.

  • You will be asked to remove all jewelry in the area to be imaged.

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