Can Wearing a Wig Interfere with an MRI Scan?

Can Wearing a Wig Interfere with an MRI Scan?

Wondering if your wig could affect your MRI scan? Here's what you need to know before your appointment.

Why

 Wigs with metal components, like clips or combs, can interfere with MRI scans and may need to be removed.

Reason

Synthetic wigs without metal are generally safe but always inform your technician beforehand.

Natural hair wigs may also be worn if they contain no metal. Communication with your healthcare provider is key.

Reason

MRI scans use strong magnets; any metal can cause distortions or even pose safety risks.

Reason

Reason

If unsure, ask your technician for guidance to ensure accurate results and safety.

Reason

Always prioritize your health and safety over appearance during medical procedures.

Stay informed and prepared for a smooth MRI experience.