Claustrophobia, or fear of tightly enclosed spaces, is a very real thing. Some patients who need an MRI exam are anxious about the process, fearing they will be claustrophobic in the machine. When it comes to anxiety and MRI claustrophobia, one of your most powerful tools is knowledge. Read below to see how Avala Imaging Center and our MRI services surpass other MRIs on the Northshore.
ABOUT AVALA IMAGING CENTER
Avala Imaging Center utilizes state-of-the-art technology to provide faster, clearer diagnostic imaging for our patients. We utilize the latest MR technology every day, making for shorter scan times for patients and higher quality images. Our patient lobby has been designed to provide a first-class experience to our patients and their guests.
MRI – TECHNOLOGY MEETS COMFORT
Our cutting-edge MRI scanner, the GE SIGNA Voyager 1.5T, is designed to maximize productivity and work flow while delivering extraordinary clinical potential and exceptional patient comfort.
INCREASED PATIENT COMFORT
With a 70cm wide bore, largest on the market, we help to decrease claustrophobia most patients experience during their scan. Our MRI machine provides next generation clinical applications helping to deliver up to 8x faster results, reducing patient exam time, while providing a quieter technology to reduce acoustic noise.
ENHANCED PATIENT EXPERIENCE
Patients can select sound and LED lighting to fit their mood for a personalized experience – including a skylight that mimics the outdoors. Through the integrated music system and lighting patients are able experience their MRI scan in an open and stress-free environment.
If you have questions about Avala Imaging Center or our MRI, CT, or X-ray scans, give us a call at 985.801.6216 and speak with one of our Imaging Center experts today. We accept all insurances. A pre-authorization is not required for cash price services.