You will be advised in your appointment letter if you require any specific preparation instructions and it is important that you read your appointment letter carefully.
Continue to take any medication prescribed by your doctor unless advised not to in your appointment letter.
If possible try to wear clothing without metal zip fastenings or clips. If this is not possible a hospital gown and changing facilities are provided.
Please do not wear make-up or mascara. Mascara contains ‘ferric’ (metal) compounds, which may lead to distortion of images.
If you wear glasses for reading, please bring them with you.
If possible, please try to leave the following personal items at home: watches, jewellery, credit cards, keys, hairgrips, cigarette lighters, coins, penknives and any other loose metallic objects.
If you do bring any personal items you will be able to lock them away during your scan.