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X-rays were the first body scanning tests, discovered by Wilhelm Roentgen in 1895. X-rays are made of electromagnetic radiation, like light, but have a shorter wavelength. These waves can enter the body and form an image on film. Today, there are many types of x-rays that can help diagnose numerous different conditions.
Thompson Health offers digital x-ray imaging, which delivers sharper images that can be rotated, lightened or darkened onscreen for optimal results. This reduces the need for repeat tests, thus lowering patients’ potential radiation exposure.
Digital x-ray services are available, with a signed order from your doctor, on a walk-in basis* at the following locations:
F.F. Thompson Hospital
Polisseni Family Diagnostic Imaging Department
350 Parrish Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Thompson Health Medical Center
1160 Corporate Drive
Farmington, NY 14425
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (closed from 1-1:30 p.m.)
Sat-Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed from 1-1:30 p.m.)
* Appointments are necessary for some procedures. Your doctor will notify you if that is the case.