Risks of wearing wigs during CT scans

Why Remove Your Wig?

Before a CT scan, it’s safe to take off your wig. Let’s find out why!

What is a CT Scan?

A CT scan is a special X-ray to look inside your body. It helps doctors see what’s going on.

Wigs and Scans

Wearing a wig during a CT can cause problems. It might block the view.

Clear Images Needed

For the best pictures, nothing should cover your head. This helps doctors see clearly.

Some wigs have metal parts. Metal can interfere with the scan.

Metal Clips?

Metal in wigs can be unsafe around the scanning machine. It’s best to remove them.

Safety First

Just for a While

You only need to remove your wig during the scan. You can wear it again right after!

Without a wig, the CT scan will be quick and easy.