Patients should always confirm their specific device is not only approved by the FAA, but their chosen airline as well, reports RT.

Experts recommend bringing a signed copy of your prescription from your physician to expedite security screening. While this seems like it’s simply a case of “better safe than sorry,” there is no telling if the agents screening your baggage will have previous experience with your particular device. The prescription, in combination with an airline-provided medical equipment tag, should guarantee an expedient TSA screening.