One-stop Diagnostic Solutions
Going to different locations for your medical examinations? With AcuMed, there is no need to travel to multiple places! Most of our clinics are equipped with in-house facilities such as X-ray, Audiometry, and Ultrasound to conduct all the tests you require in one visit.
X-ray is a common type of medical imaging that produces images of the structures inside your body as X-ray beams penetrates through it. An X-ray can be used to examine different body parts such as the chest or pelvis for various diagnostic reasons such as assessment of possible infections or injury management.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: What do I need to bring for my X-Ray appointment?
A: Do remember to bring along any referral forms, photo identification (e.g. NRIC/WP/Passport), and any prior X-Ray films or reports for a more accurate diagnosis.
Q: Is there any preparation required before the X-Ray appointment?
A: No special preparation needed for general x-ray screenings.
Q: Is taking an X-Ray painful?
A: There should be no pain involved whilst performing an X-ray.
Q: Is X-Ray harmful?
A: Generally, the amount of radiation you are exposed to during an X-ray is low.
Q: Can I do an X-Ray if I am pregnant?
A: Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant or unsure. An unborn baby may be affected by radiation. Your doctor will discuss other available alternatives with you.
Q: Which AcuMed clinics have in-house X-Ray facilities?
A: X-ray facilities are available at the following clinics: Bedok, Jurong Point, Teban Garden, Taman Jurong, Tuas Amenity Centre.
An Audiometry test is a hearing test that assesses your ability to hear sounds at different frequencies and intensities. It can be used to monitor a person’s hearing abilities over time.
During the test, you will wear a headset and hear various sounds at different frequencies and intensities. A hearing test is painless and can be completed within 20 mins.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Noise-induced Deafness (NID)?
A: NID refers to a permanent loss in hearing sensitivity. NID can lead to communication difficulties and adversely impact the quality of life.
Q: Is there any preparation required before the Audiometry appointment?
A: It is recommended that you avoid any exposure to loud noises at least 16 hours before your appointment.
Q: Which AcuMed clinics have Audiometry services?
A: Audiometry test is available at our following clinics: Bedok, Joo Koon, Jurong West, Taman Jurong, Teban Gardens, Tuas and Tuas South.
Ultrasound is an imaging modality that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within your body. These images can provide valuable information to guide screening, diagnoses and management of various diseases and conditions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is there any preparation required before my Ultrasound appointment?
A: We suggest wearing a loose-fitting top and bottom. Also, refrain from applying body lotion & powders or wearing metallic objects such as jewellery and watches as it might affect the ultrasound scan. Prior fasting or drinking of plain water may be required. We will advise on the necessary preparation needed after confirmation of your appointment.
Q: Which AcuMed clinic has Ultrasound tests?
A: Ultrasound is available at AcuMed Jurong Point.