An eye ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the eye and detect abnormalities affecting the patient’s vision.
Why the test is performed:
It is performed to detect vitreous or retinal detachment, intraocular hemorrhages, crystalline disturbances, presence of foreign bodies and eye tumors.
How it is performed:
The patient must lie on a stretcher and close his or her eyes. water-soluble gel is applied on the superior eyelid and then the high-frequency transducer is placed above each eyelid to perform the analysis on both eyes.
How to prepare for the test:
No preparation is required for this test.
Imagen: Ecografía ojo izquierdo, lesión cupuliforme compatible con nevus coroideo.
Imagen: Ecografía ojo izquierdo donde se observa hemovitreo, lesión sólida de baja-media reflectividad en hora 4-5.