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CT Facial Bones Scan visualizes facial bones for injury or disease.

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Facial CT Scan

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Cost of a Facial CT Scan

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Insurance Coverage for a Facial CT Scan

Insurance Coverage

The cost of Facial CT Scan may be covered by private health insurance plans, depending on the specifics of the policy. Check with your insurance provider to understand what is covered.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a CT Facial Bones scan?

A CT Facial Bones scan is a diagnostic imaging procedure that uses special X-ray equipment to create detailed pictures of the bones in the face. It provides more precise information than standard X-rays, aiding in the detection and evaluation of various conditions affecting the facial skeleton.

What conditions can a CT Facial Bones scan detect?

A CT Facial Bones scan can detect a range of conditions, including fractures due to trauma, infections in the facial bones, tumours (both benign and malignant), congenital facial abnormalities, and sinus disorders.

How much does a CT Facial Bones scan cost in the UK?

In the UK, the cost of a CT Facial Bones scan can vary, typically ranging from £400 to £700.

Is a doctor's referral required for a CT Facial Bones scan?

Yes, a doctor's referral is required for a CT Facial Bones scan. If you have not been directly referred to Odycy, you can obtain a referral from one of our partners or upload a referral from your doctor.

What should I expect during the CT Facial Bones scan procedure?

During the scan, you will lie on a table that slides into a large, doughnut-shaped machine. The machine will rotate around you, taking a series of X-ray images from different angles. The procedure is painless and typically takes about 10 to 30 minutes.

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Scan Procedure

During a CT Facial Bones scan, the patient lies on a table that slides into a large, doughnut-shaped machine. The machine rotates around the patient, taking a series of X-ray images from different angles. These images are then processed by a computer to produce cross-sectional pictures of the bones.

Preparation for the Scan

Before the scan, patients may be asked to remove any metal objects, such as jewellery, that could interfere with the imaging. There are typically no dietary restrictions, but it's always best to follow the specific instructions provided by the healthcare provider.

What to Expect on the Day

The scanning procedure is painless and typically takes about 10 to 30 minutes. The patient may hear buzzing or clicking sounds as the machine works. There may be some discomfort from lying still on the table.

After the Scan

After the scan, patients can usually return to their normal activities. The results will be analysed by a radiologist and communicated to the patient's doctor, who will then discuss the findings with the patient.

Alternative Imaging Options

Other imaging options include standard X-rays, MRI scans, and ultrasound, each with their own advantages and suitability based on the patient's symptoms and the doctor's decision.

Additional Resources

For further information or support related to CT Facial Bones, patients can refer to resources provided by the National Health Service (NHS) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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