Getting Ready for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Our state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen chamber offers powerful healing
for problem wounds. Here are some guidelines to help you prepare for your visit.
For safety reasons, certain items not allowed inside the hyperbaric chamber.
Please do not wear or bring the following into the chamber during your
- Perfume or aftershave
- Hairspray/hair oils
- Nail polish
- Alcohol or petroleum-based products
- Cell phones/pagers
- Metallic items (such as jewelry, titanium frame eyeglasses, keys, watches
- Flammable materials or heat producing items (heating pad, lighters, cigarettes)
- Hearing aids
- Food, gum or candy
No Smoking, Please
You should also refrain from smoking or the use of any tobacco products
over the entire course of therapy. Tobacco use will prolong or even prevent
healing of a wound because it has a constricting effect on the blood vessels
in your body.
Also, ask your hyperbaric physician for advice on wearing contact lenses