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Megan E. Deacon-Casey

Radiologist

Dr. Megan E. Deacon-Casey is a top Radiologist in Ponte Vedra Beach. With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to her specialty, Dr. Megan E. Deacon-Casey is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through her designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Megan E. Deacon-Casey is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in her field, Dr. Megan E. Deacon-Casey is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. She embodies the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Ponte Vedra Beach and Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. Megan E. Deacon-Casey is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
17 years Experience
Megan E. Deacon-Casey
  • Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

My son is working in the hospital as a radiologist. Will the waves from the machines cause him any harm?

The risks for radiation exposure is minimal in the Hospital. Special lead lines walls and partitions are used to protect workers and patients alike. In addition Radiologist typically READ MORE
The risks for radiation exposure is minimal in the Hospital. Special lead lines walls and partitions are used to protect workers and patients alike. In addition Radiologist typically wear a lead apron to protect vital organs during exposure when performing procedures. As radiologists our exposure to radiation is greater than the general public, however, still within the safe limits to practice medicine. I am a radiologist myself and it is also our responsibility to take extra precautions when exposed during procedures.

What if I'm allergic to contrast?

It is not uncommon to have an iodine allergy during a CT scan. This not preclude you from having CT scan. You can be premedicated before the procedure to prevent an allergic response. READ MORE
It is not uncommon to have an iodine allergy during a CT scan. This not preclude you from having CT scan. You can be premedicated before the procedure to prevent an allergic response. Benadryl and steroids are common medications used for premedication. Please let everyone know that you have a contrast allergy before any CT scans so as to prevent another reaction.

Can MS be confirmed through an MRI scan?

MS can be confirmed by several different ways. First make an appointment to see a neurologist who is an expert in diagnosing and managing MS. MRI is one of the test that may be READ MORE
MS can be confirmed by several different ways. First make an appointment to see a neurologist who is an expert in diagnosing and managing MS. MRI is one of the test that may be used to diagnose MS. There is a specific disease pattern or appearance on MRI. Additional tests should be used in combination, such as a spinal tap. The sooner your father is diagnosed the earlier his care and management can begin. All the best.