4D Realistic Vue ™ FAQ - First Impressions Ultrasound Studio

Frequently Asked Questions

Drink plenty of water prior to your ultrasound. Better hydration results in clearer ultrasound images.

No, insurance only pays for ultrasounds that provide medical care. As an elective ultrasound studio we cannot provide medical care, only photos and videos of your baby.

No, we are an elective ultrasound studio. Think of us as a photographer for your baby. We cannot provide medical advice, measurements, heartrate, or confirm/deny pregnancies.

No, 4D uses ultrasound images to stitch together a three dimensional rendering of your baby in high definition. Ultrasounds cannot detect hair colors.

Ultrasound image quality can vary wildly due to a number of factors. Body mass index, mommy's level of hydration, and baby's position can all affect the ability of our technicians to capture baby's first picture.

Ultrasound Types

2d ultrasound

What is a 2D ultrasound?

This is what most people think of when they picture an ultrasound. It is a two dimensional, black and white image that shows the baby's skeletal structure and organs. 2D ultrasounds are used by our technicians to determine the gender of your baby and record baby's heartbeat.

3D ultrasound

What is a 3D ultrasound?

3D ultrasounds use cross sectional soundwaves to produce an image of your baby's face. These allow you to see baby's facial features in 3D and not just a profile view as in 2D ultrasounds.

4D Ultrasound

What is a 4D ultrasound?

4D ultrasounds are 3D ultrasounds captured in rapid succession in order to create a video. These precious moments will become your first home video with baby!

4D Ultrasound

What is a 4D Realistic Vue ™ and 5D ultrasound?

Sometimes called 5D, HD, or HD Live for other ultrasound brands. 4D Realistic Vue ™ ultrasounds is Samsung's proprietary technology that enhances 3D ultrasounds and displays them higher definition and fidelity. The images captured are sharper and look almost photo relistic. Now you will finally know if baby has daddy's nose!

4D Ultrasound

What is 8K image enhancement?

8K ultrasound image enhancement is sometimes called 8K ultrasound. It is a post processing service that is applied to your 3D/4D ultrasound face shots of baby. It typically takes 3-5 business days to upscale a 3D image into 8K resolution and apply a photo realistic finish to make your baby's ultrasound look like a life-like photo! You can add 8K image processing to any 4D/5D package.