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An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Eye ultrasound can show the swellingness or inflammation of optic nerve if not then which test, what to do?
What to do if my eye ultrasound show the swellingness or inflammation of optic nerve if not then which test?
Papilledema: The best way to determine if your optic nerve is swollen is for an ophthalmologist to look. Other tests that may be helpful include ultrasound, mri, oct, and visual field testing. It can sometimes be very difficult to distinguish true papilledema from other types of optic nerve swelling. A consultation with a neuro-ophthalmologist can be helpful in this regard. ...Read more
Had an eye ultrasound (fine) and an eye exam (fine) due to a nerf gun. But the dr said i still should be worried for 3mths for a detached retina, why?
Eye ultrasounds reliable for evaluating vitreous syneresis?No retinal tear, I have thousands floaters n clouds, but no significant pvd found.Possible?
2 types: A mode ultrasound is used to measure the eye, typically used to estimate the best synthetic lens to implant in a cataract operation. It is also used to help diagnose eye disease (e.g. Length of the eye, characteristics and size of eye tumors). B-mode ultrasound is used to obtain qualitative pictures of the eye and around the eye called the orbit- used to look into the eye when the view is bad. ...Read more
Cold packs: Usually not a big problem. Can be irritating to eye area, but with flushing and cold, moist compresses it will quiet down. Use of eye drops like for contact lenses is fine to use. If there is much irritation or if it lasts more than a couple of days, you should go to urgent care for examination or to eye doctor for more specific care. ...Read more
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