Mode B Ocular Ultrasound

What is an ocular ultrasound?

It is a diagnostic imaging technique that studies the structures of the eyeball and structures attached to the orbit (muscles, lacrimal gland, orbital fat, etc.) by ultrasound.

How is an ocular ultrasound done?

Like abdominal ultrasound or other parts of the body, to perform an eye ultrasound a gel is spread on the skin of the patient (in this case the eyelid, although it can be done directly on the eyeball) and put in contact with the eye. ultrasound probe with said gel to obtain the images.