Other conditions, such as a dense cataract or a cloudy cornea can block your eye doctor’s view of the retina.
The B-Scan provides an image of the back of the eye using sound emitted by a special probe such as, a submarine uses sonar sound waves to guide its way through the dark sea.
Using a clear gel probe, placed on the lids of the patient’s closed eye testing is painless lasting less than a minute.
Retina: Layer of nerve cells lining the back wall inside the eye. This layer senses light and sends signals to the brain so you can see.
Ultrasound: Ultrasound (ultrasonography) uses high-frequency sound waves to help view the retina and other structures in the eye.
B-Scan: B-scan (brightness scan) is a diagnostic test used in ophthalmology to produce a two-dimensional, cross-sectional view of the eye and the orbit.
Make sure blood sugar is under control for at least a week before an eye exam
and your blood sugar levels are stable.
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