Imaging Appointment Instructions
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.
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.