If you or your doctor discovers a lump or cyst during a routine breast exam, a breast ultrasound can provide important insight. This safe, pain-free procedure can detect cancer and other problems early on when they respond best to treatment. At Orange Diagnostic Ultrasound, Inc., in Orange, California, we regularly conduct breast ultrasounds on-site for women of all ages. Once your physician has written your order, give our office a call or book online for your appointment.
A breast ultrasound is a quick and painless diagnostic imaging procedure that uses soundwaves to create 2D images of your breasts and surrounding soft tissue.
At Orange Diagnostic Ultrasound Inc., we perform breast ultrasounds to gain insight into the following areas/concerns:
Many breast lesions and abnormalities are difficult to detect via traditional mammograms. Breasts are dense and have many glandular tissues. Ultrasound provides detailed images from various angles, allowing for a more thorough inspection and accurate diagnosis.
At Orange Diagnostic Ultrasound Inc., we conduct breast ultrasounds on-site in our welcoming facility.
Prior to your breast ultrasound, you will lie down on your back on an exam table. Your technician might also ask you to raise one or both arms over your head.
Once you’re in position, your technician gently applies a warm, water-based gel to one or both breasts and your surrounding skin. The gel helps the transducer move smoothly and make secure contact with your body.
After applying the gel, your technician gently moves the transducer from side to side. The transducer emits soundwaves that bounce off the tissues in your body. The transducer converts this feedback into digital images of your breast tissue.
A breast ultrasound usually takes 20-30 minutes. During your appointment, follow your Orange Diagnostic Ultrasound, Inc. technician’s instructions carefully. To get high-quality images, it may be necessary to change position several times and remain still.
To schedule a breast ultrasound appointment at Orange Diagnostic Ultrasound, Inc., call the office or book online today.