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What to Expect With an MRI

What to Expect With an MRI
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An MRI is a safe and non-invasive procedure, and it is one of the most common radiological tests we perform at Vision XRAY. Unlike traditional x-ray or CT scan (other common procedures) the MRI does not use any ionising radiation. If you’ll be needing an MRI with us, this post may help you better understand what to expect at your appointment.

What is MRI?

MRI is an acronym for magnetic resonance imaging, and it is a technology which uses a combination of strong magnets and radio waves to produce internal images of the body….

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Do You Experience Medical Anxiety?

Do You Experience Medical Anxiety?
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Do you experience medical anxiety? Whether it’s a routine checkup or a more extensive test, many people report feeling nervous and stressed prior to an appointment with a medical professional.

If this sounds like you, it should be a comfort to know you are not alone. And yet, while this type of anxiety is fairly common, it is also something that can be lessened and overcome with the right approach. Here are a few tips from the team here at Vision XRAY to help ease your nerves and make…

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Vision XRAYs Commitment

Vision XRAYs Commitment
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Vision XRAY has been serving New South Wales since 2002, and we’ve grown and thrived into numerous locations. Throughout it all, we’ve been proud to hold to our founding principles and to our mission.

Our website and our blog is full of helpful information, to assist you in understanding our services and preparing for your appointments and scans. We provide these details to make sure your experience with Vision XRAY is as comfortable and effective as possible. Because our commitment at Vision XRAY is to our patients, in everything we…

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Which is More Effective: MRI or CT?

Which is More Effective: MRI or CT?
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In the world of radiology, both the CT scan and the MRI are very common procedures that assist physicians in diagnosis and treatment. Both are highly effective, with technology only continuing to advance and improve with time. The differences between the operation of the MRI and CT are fairly significant, but both produce detailed images that give a closer look at concerns within the body.

Whether your medical practitioner recommends an MRI or a CT scan, they will do so based on what will provide the best results and…

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Injury Prevention in Children & Adults

Injury Prevention in Children & Adults
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At Vision XRAY, we are witness to the results of many an accident and injury. We image broken or fractured bones, scan for internal problems, and more. Unfortunately, injury is an all too common concern. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, in the span of a year (2011-2012) nearly 500,000 people were hospitalised in Australia due to an injury. That statistic has continued to rise by approximately 1% every year. Accidents happen, but ideally, you can avoid injury altogether. Common sense and taking the right precautions can ensure safety and…

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Vision XRAY: 10 Convenient Locations

Vision XRAY: 10 Convenient Locations
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While it’s true that the majority of people do not look forward to their medical appointments, the hassle of these can be alleviated by positive factors. Of course, the most important factor in selecting a medical provider is excellence and a high quality of care. But for many, another factor which holds equal weight is that of convenience. At Vision XRAY, we want to make it easy for you to get the scans and treatment you need, when you need it. To this end, we have established ten convenient locations throughout New South…

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OPG & Lateral Cephalogram: A Closer Look

OPG & Lateral Cephalogram: A Closer Look
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At Vision XRAY, we offer a wide variety of radiological services for patients. To diagnose and treat conditions, we use examinations that assess bones, muscles, organs, nerves, and more. We utilise equipment that can focus solely on the limbs, torso, head, and even on the teeth. In fact, dental imaging is a frequently used service here at Vision XRAY. At Vision XRAY we offer a full range of dental imaging services including CT cone beam, CT Dental scan, OPG, TMJ X-ray and Lateral Cephalogram. Two of our frequently used procedures for dental imaging…

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

5 Ways to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk
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The most commonly diagnosed cancer for women in Australia, breast cancer will affect nearly 1 in 8 women in their lifetimes. While a very small percentage of men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year, those most at risk are women. Risk also increases with age, so older women are typically more at risk than their younger counterparts. Family medical history also plays a role; women who have a close female relative who was diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 50 may be at greater risk of developing the…

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New Location Opened – Georges River Medical Imaging

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July 2015 will see the long anticipated opening of our newest site, Georges River Medical Imaging bringing to the Revesby Workers Club locality and surrounding areas the cutting edge technology yet legendary personalized service our Highlands Xray branch is highly reputed for.

Bridging the distance between our Macquarie St. City X-ray practice and Highlands X-ray, Bowral, we are located above the Revesby Village Plaza Coles complex in the Revesby Workers Club’s Ekera Medical Precinct.

You will be impressed by the brilliance of Revesby’s newest…

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Vision XRAY: Mammography FAQ

Vision XRAY: Mammography FAQ
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At Vision XRAY, one of our most common radiological services is the mammogram. Mammography is a special kind of XRAY technology that is used exclusively to examine the breasts. Because this is a common scan, many of our patients have a lot of questions about what to expect. We at Vision XRAY believe that providing information to our patients is the best way to make them feel comfortable and prepared. Today we address some of our most frequently asked questions regarding mammography.

Who should get a mammogram?

From the age of 40, women should…

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