Diagnostic support examination using ultrasound. It allows the anatomical evaluation of the structures of the eyeball and its annexes for complementary diagnostic purposes to the routine clinical ophthalmological examination.
Types or Classes of Ultrasonography
Standardized Type A: one-dimensional probe especially used in differential diagnoses and precision measurements, it requires topical anesthesia in drops..
Type A Biometric: Specifically for measurements of the length of the eyeball. It requires topical anesthesia in drops.
High Resolution Ultrasonography or UBM: Also known as Ultrabiomicroscopy. With high frequency probes greater than 20 mHz, it allows evaluating the anterior segment of the eye, by immersion techniques. It requires topical anesthesia in drops.
Type B with probe equal to or greater than 7mHz: Allows evaluation through two-dimensional images. It allows to confirm many diagnoses of diseases that affect the retina, the vitreous, the orbit and the optic nerve. It is applied according to different techniques and according to the specific request of the treating physician.
Exam taking times:
Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 11:00 am and from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, depending on the availability of the specialist.
Delivery of results:
Results will be available 3-5 business days after the exam is taken.
You can request them in person from Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00, Saturdays 7:30 a.m. 12:30 pm. p.m. Or by email firstname.lastname@example.org