Eye and orbit ultrasound

Alternative Names

Echography – eye; Ultrasound – eye

Definition of Eye and orbit ultrasound

An eye and orbit ultrasound is a test to look at the eye area, and to measure the size and structures of the eye.


Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery and Gene Therapeutics Research Instiutte, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/13/2009

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