This test uses sound waves to create images of the tissues and structures in the eye(s).
An ultrasound of the eye, also called echography, uses sound waves to create images and measurements of the structures in the eye(s). These images can either be one-dimensional (A-scan) or two-dimensional (B-scan). This test includes both one and two-dimensional images.
Your healthcare provider, usually an ophthalmologist or optometrist, may order this test to:
An ultrasound of the eye takes about 15 minutes and is usually painless.
Your healthcare provider will tell you if you need to do anything to prepare for the ultrasound.
The costs for this test include the charge for the test (facility charge) and physician charges (for performing or interpreting the test). You may get separate bills from the facility and the physician's office.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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