Patrick Sells BVSc BSc (Hons) CertAVP MRCVS

“Thermal images should be interpreted by expert veterinarians who have been subjected to extensive, peer-reviewed training. The fact that this technology can be purchased by a technician without any prior training or qualification makes it open to abuse. Untrained technicians who perform studies and misinterpret images can give a poor representation of what is a very useful tool in veterinary science. Moreover, there is a spectrum of technology available on the market, much of which is not of a clinical standard, and as such is unsuitable for diagnostic work-up. It is important to know therefore, that your thermographer is using state of the art equipment, and that the images will be interpreted by a qualified scientist. SyncThermology provide this service as standard”