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Dexa Bone Density Preparation


You will be asked to complete a screening sheet at the time of registration or to bring the completed form with you to your appointment.


Wear something lightweight and comfortable that does not have zippers, buttons or snaps.

Medication & Diet

You may continue to take any routine medications prescribed by your physician and there are no dietary restrictions.

Bone Density Scheduling

Dexa Bone Density exams are performed at our Fontaine Research Park 545 location Monday-Friday.

  • Please call (434) 243-0321 option #2 to schedule.
  • Same day appointments available, but must be scheduled.

The doctor who ordered your exam will provide your results.

If there is a critical finding on your study,  your doctor will be notified by our Radiologists. 

If you have not heard from your provider within a reasonable time, please call their office directly.

  • MyChart provides easy, fast Access to your Medical Records.
  • MyVue is your personal imaging portal, providing a secure view of your radiology images from the UVA Health System.