Ultrasound of the eye

This ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to measure and produce detailed images of the eyes and the orbita (the bone casing of the eye in the skull).

The examination is painless and is completed within a few minutes and does not require preparation.

More frequent indications

  • Trauma
  • Tumor
  • Foreign body in the eye globe
  • Retinal detachment
  • Chorioidal detachment
  • Inflammations (e.g. scleritis)
  • Diseases of the optic nerve (e.g. drusen)
  • Diseases of the vitreous body
  • Postoperative assessment