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3D Mammography

Breast Imaging Center: Your Trusted Resource in Augusta

A Better Mammography Experience

Prioritizing Women’s Wellness lies at the heart of our mission here at AU Health Imaging. Our dedicated team understands the significance of holistic well-being, and as part of our commitment, we offer advanced medical services in breast imaging right here in Augusta, GA. Utilizing cutting-edge technology, including state-of-the-art 3D mammography and ultrasounds, we ensure that you receive the highest standard of diagnosis and treatment.

Within our inviting and comfortable environment, your health takes center stage. Our compassionate staff creates an atmosphere where you can feel at ease, fostering an environment that supports your journey towards well-being. We recognize the importance of staying proactive about your health, and that’s why we provide a seamless experience that offers peace of mind, knowing that you are well-prepared and well-informed.

Optimizing your personal health has never been more convenient. With our focus on accessibility, we offer the flexibility of same-day appointments and convenient walk-in options. Your schedule shouldn’t hinder your ability to care for yourself, and we ensure that your health remains a top priority, no matter how busy life gets.

Experience the difference that AU Health Imaging brings to Women’s Wellness. Discover the empowerment that comes from staying ahead of your health, supported by a team that is genuinely dedicated to your well-being. From the latest technology to a welcoming atmosphere, we are here to serve you on your journey towards better health.

What is a Mammography exam?

Mammography is specialized medical imaging that uses a low-dose x-ray system to see inside the breasts. It aids in the early detection and diagnosis of breast diseases in women.

AU Health Imaging offers breast cancer screening and diagnostic mammograms using state-of-the-art 3D mammography technology.

During a 3D mammogram multiple breast images are taken from different angles producing a series of one-millimeter thick slices that create a 3D image of the breast. This provides greater visibility for the radiologist to see breast detail, increasing the likelihood of spotting abnormalities and a greater confidence to rule out benign tumors as cancerous. In addition, 3D mammography finds cancers earlier than 2D mammography alone, with a 27% increase in cancer detection and a 40% increase in invasive cancer detection. The very low X-ray energy used for 3D mammography is below the FDA guidelines.

Breast Imaging Center Augusta, GA | What you should know

Answers to frequently asked questions.

The decision to have a mammogram is a personal one and is dependent upon age, family history, the density of breast tissue, and discussion with your physician. Ultimately – it’s your decision – you do not need a recommendation from a physician for a screening mammogram. In terms of age, research clearly shows that annual mammography and breast cancer screen should start at age 40 and it is strongly correlated with significant improvement in survival rates of breast cancer.

Some people experience discomfort or pain while getting a mammogram.

To make the exam less uncomfortable, you can try:

  • Scheduling the exam when breast tissue is least tender, about a week after your period
  • Avoiding caffeinated drinks
  • Applying skin numbing products

Make sure to tell the technician if you:

  • Are pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Have breast implants

Also, on the day of your exam:

  • Wear comfortable clothing so you can easily remove your shirt.
  • Describe any breast problems to the technician before the exam.

A mammogram can miss problems. It can also find things that look like cancer, but aren't. 3D Mammography can provide greater clarity in the images providing greater accuracy in detecting abnormalities and reducing the need for additional imaging or testing.

If we notice something on your mammogram, you may need more tests. An ultrasound or a breast biopsy can provide answers.

At AU Health Imaging, we understand that the cost of an imaging exam can be a concern. Screening mammograms are usually covered by your insurance but if you are uninsured, we offer pricing that is substantially lower than the same exam performed at a hospital. We believe that price transparency is important so you can be prepared for your financial obligations, if any. To learn more about what your exam may cost, please click here.

The radiologist will review the Mammogram and provide a diagnostic report that will be sent directly to your provider. The report is typically available to your provider within 24-48 hours. Many providers plan scheduled time to discuss results with their patients so you could check with their office to see when they will be available to review the information with you.

Prep for your exam

  • Please wear no deodorant, lotions, or powders.
  • Please wear an outfit with a separate top and bottom.


If you have any questions about your visit, please contact the imaging center at (706) 723-8860.

Please review the following form before your visit.