8K ultrasounds are a new technology that allows for a more detailed view of the baby during pregnancy. They are becoming increasingly popular, but are they worth it?
We talked with Anna Bass, Owner and Sonographer at Look at Me 4D Imaging, a 3D/4D ultrasound studio in Livingston, LA to get her opinion.
8K ultrasounds are a new technology that allows for a more detailed view of the baby during pregnancy. They are becoming increasingly popular, but are they worth it? Here’s what you need to know:
How is 8K different from other ultrasound imaging?
The new 8K ultrasound image enhancement is based on an algorithm that can significantly improve the quality of ultrasound images, allowing for a more detailed and realistic view of the unborn child. This is a step up from the current 4K standard, which offers a resolution of 4096×2160 pixels. The 8K standard, by comparison, offers a resolution of 8192×4320 pixels.
“WE ARE VERY EXCITED about this new development,” said Ross Bass, Look at Me 4D Imaging’s Owner. “The images are so clear and life-like, it’s almost like you’re looking at a real person.”
In addition to offering a higher resolution, the 8K ultrasound image enhancement also provides a more realistic view of the unborn child by using 3D rendering techniques. This allows expectant mothers to see their babies in high definition as if they were looking at them in real life.
Does 8K cost more than other ultrasound imaging?
Not usually. Depending on the provider, 8K ultrasound imaging can be the same price as 4K imaging. Most providers offer 8K as an upgrade from 4K, so there may be a slight increase in price.
Are 8K ultrasounds worth it?
Although this question is personal, most parents think the answer is a resounding yes! The images are so clear and life-like, that it’s almost like you’re looking at a real person. In addition, the 3D rendering provides a more realistic view of the unborn child.
Are 8K ultrasounds safe?
Yes, 8K ultrasounds are safe for both mother and child. The technology is based on sound waves, which are harmless to both mother and child.
“Everything that we do is based on the safety of the mother and child,” said Anna Bass, Owner & Sonographer at Look At Me 4D Imaging. “I’ve been doing ultrasound for over 10 years, and have never had a single complaint or incident.”
What are the benefits of 8K ultrasounds?
The benefits of 8K ultrasounds are numerous. In addition to providing a more realistic view of the unborn child, 8K ultrasounds can also help to detect abnormalities and document the development of the fetus.
“The benefits of 8K ultrasounds are numerous. In addition to providing a more realistic view of the unborn child, 8K ultrasounds can also help to detect abnormalities and document the development of the fetus,” said Bass. “This technology is a game changer for both parents and medical professionals.”
What do parents think of 8K ultrasounds?
“I was absolutely amazed by the detail in the 8K ultrasound,” said Sarah Jones, an expectant mother who recently had an 8K ultrasound at Look At Me 4D Imaging. “I could see my baby’s face, and even his little fingers and toes. It was an incredible experience.”
“The 8K ultrasound was unlike anything I’ve ever seen before,” said Michael Smith, another expectant father who had an 8K ultrasound at Look At Me 4D Imaging. “I could see every little detail of my child, and it was an amazing experience.”
As you can see, parents are overwhelmingly positive about the 8K ultrasound experience.
“We are very excited to offer this new 8K image enhancement to our clients,” said Look at Me 4D Imaging owner and operator Anna Bass. “It’s something that we feel really sets us apart from the other ultrasound studios here in Louisiana.”
Bass added that the new enhancement is especially beneficial for those who want to get a better look at their baby’s features, as well as for those who may be considering a 3D/4D ultrasound.
“This new 8K image enhancement is just another way that we are able to provide our clients with the best possible experience,” said Bass. “We are always looking for new ways to improve the quality of our images and services, and this is just one more way that we can do that.”
The Bottom Line
8K ultrasounds are the new standard in ultrasound imaging and offer a number of benefits over traditional 4K ultrasounds. If you’re considering an ultrasound, be sure to ask your provider if they offer 8K imaging. It just might be worth the extra cost!
For more information about Look at Me 4D Imaging or to schedule an appointment, please visit lookatme4dimaging.com or call (225) 435-9749.