The Importance of Protecting Your Head Against the Harmful Effects of Radiation - Attenutech Blog

The Importance of Protecting Your Head Against the Harmful Effects of Radiation

From being in the radiation segment, Attenutech knows the importance of protecting our customers from harmful effects of scatter radiation. In fact, we supply our consumers with top-of-the-line lead radiation wearables that protect them in radiation environments. We also believe that it is incredibly important for men and women to protect their heads from radiation. This is why we recommend protective hats and caps. This is because in reality, no dose of radiation is safe or harmless. Therefore, it is imperative that all medical exposure for radiodiagnostic purposes is as low as possible.

Additionally, shielding, on either the equipment or the operator, should be without encumbering the examining physician or jeopardizing the welfare of the patient. This is why we think radiation wearables are a great solution for both patient and physician safety. When exposed to radiation, our heads are at risk through our skin, eyes, nose, and mouth. The effects of radiation can lead to cancer or skin damage. This is why we are proud to offer our radiation protective hats and caps. We are confident that they provide high-quality, much needed protection to both patients and medical professionals. Medical personnel can rest assured that they have protection while examining multiple patients throughout the day.

Also, radiation to the brain can also have side effects that show up later – usually from 6 months to many years after treatment ends. These delayed effects can include serious problems such as memory loss, stroke-like symptoms, and poor brain function. To combat this, Attenutech offers a radiation hat. This radiation hat is a one size fits all solution for your radiation protection needs a lead equivalency of .50mm. It has proven to do a very good job of protecting against scatter radiation while also remaining comfortable thanks to Comfort Fit Technology. It is a high-quality, protective garment that defends our customers’ heads against radiation.

In fact, Attenutech also offers adjustable radiation caps to better suit our customer’s needs. These radiation protective caps have a lead equivalency of 0.50mm Pb, which provides protection from harmful scatter radiation to the head. Also, this radiation protective cap has The Comfort Fit Technology, with Velcro adjustable closure system and one size fits all solution. The radiation protective cap attenuating material is fully encapsulated so that your skin is not exposed.

Another option is the SorbX Surgeon’s cap. This cap comes with an easy-to-use tie. The SorbX Surgeon’s cap is a one size fits all solution for your radiation needs. As a result, the cap is great at protecting from scatter radiation and keeping your skin safe.

In addition, these caps are lightweight and adjustable, making them comfortable to wear for long periods of time. They are primarily for medical professionals when they are utilizing fluoroscopy. The surgeon caps are tested at three different levels of protection to provide you the security and safety you need. The surgeon’s caps come in a pack of 5 caps per box. These hats and caps all do an amazing job at protecting our customers heads while being comfortable and usable for all day wear. They have been carefully designed and curated by our experienced customer care team at Attenutech. They are available every step of the way in order to provide you with the best radiation care on the market to protect your head!

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