- If you have implanted medical device,
that you would like to remain private and confidential, ask the screener to please be
discreet when assisting you through the screening process.
- Individuals with a pacemaker may ask
the screener to conduct a pat-down inspection of your rather than having you walk-through
the metal detector .
- It is recommended (but not required)
that you advise the screener that you have an implanted pacemaker, other implanted medical
device, or metal implant and where that implant is located.
- Screener will offer you a private
screening once it becomes known that you have a metal implant or implanted medical device.
- If your Doctor has indicated that you
should not go through the metal detector because it could affect the functionality of your
device, or if you are concerned, ask the screener for a pat-down inspection instead.
- If you have an implanted bone growth
stimulator or other device that operates under a specific magnetic calibration, which
cannot be x-rayed because the calibration of these units cannot be disrupted, you may
request a physical inspection of your device in lieu of being x-rayed.
will need to resolve all alarms associated with metal implants. Most alarms will be
able to be resolved during a pat-down inspection and should not typically require the
lifting and/or removal of clothing.