Women Want Access To A More Accurate Mammogram.
Now There Is One!
Genius™ 3D Mammography™ is now available at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
What is a Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Exam?
It is a superior, more accurate mammogram. In fact, it is the only mammogram proven to produce more accurate results compared to a conventional mammogram. It is the biggest breakthrough in breast cancer detection in 30 years.
What Makes It Different?
A Genius™ exam is very much similar to having a conventional mammogram but it is proven to be more accurate. Like a conventional mammogram, the technologist will position you, compress your breast and take images from different angles.
The difference is that the Genius™ exam captures multiple images or slices of the breast from several angles, creating a multi-layered breast image. Your doctor is then able to review your breast, one thin layer at a time, almost like turning pages in a book, which helps them make a more accurate diagnosis.*
When Should You Get A Mammogram?
You have the right an annual screening mammogram starting at the age of 40. There is a lot of conflicting guidance about when to starts and how often to get a mammogram. Currently, all woman in the United States can received mammograms annually starting at age 40. That is your right. That is the law.
Facts About Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Exams:
- Only Genius™ exams have been proven to produce more accurate results.
- Genius™ exams also reduce the chances that we will need to call you back for another look by up to 40%. This could help you avoid the stress, time, anxiety and out of pocket costs for an unneeded follow up.
- Genius™ exams are approved for all women who would be undergoing a standard mammogram regardless of age or breast type - or whether you are coming in for a screening and/or diagnostic mammogram.
To schedule your 3D Mammography™ exam, click here or call 888-894-2114.
*Compared to 2D mammography alone, Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams are only available on the Hologic Selenia Dimensions system.