Breast Ultrasound
Browse our Imaging Services

Haga clic aquí para la versión en español

Breast Ultrasound

Breast ultrasound is not a screening test. It is a noninvasive technology used for examining areas of your breast that your doctor still has questions about after a mammogram and clinical breast exam. An ultrasound test may be useful if your mammogram shows an indistinct mass, or if you can easily feel a lump or during a clinical breast exam. Breast ultrasound helps us determine if the lump is solid or filled with fluid. We may also order breast ultrasound if you have dense breast tissue or your mammogram does not show enough detail. Breast ultrasound does not replace mammography. We still need mammogram images to evaluate the entire breast.

How Should You Prepare for Breast Ultrasound?

Wear a two-piece outfit so you can easily remove your top and bra for the exam. You will be asked to wear a gown during the procedure.

 

What to Expect During Breast Ultrasound

After check-in, you will be escorted to a private dressing room where you will undress from your waist up and change into a gown that opens in the front. Your exam will be performed by a mammography-certified, female technologist who will ask you questions to better understand your history and any problems you may have. Once you are in the exam room and lying down on the table, the sonographer will use a small handheld unit called a transducer, which she gently passes back and forth over the area being examined. After your test, you may dress and resume your usual activities

Ob/Gyn Ultrasound

Ob/Gyn Ultrasound refers to the specialized use of sound waves to visualize and evaluate the condition of a pregnant woman and her embryo or fetus. In virtually every way, Ob/Gyn ultrasound is like other types of ultrasound. Preparation and expectations are the same.

Download
Your Exam Guide

download Download Now

EIGHT CONVENIENT LOCATIONS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY


3601 PGA Blvd., Suite 100

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 Phone: Map & Directions

1572 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard
Suite 2

West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: 561.496.6935 Map & Directions

2565 South State Road 7

Wellington, FL 33414 Phone: 561.496.6935 Map & Directions

1425 Gateway Boulevard
Suite 100

Boynton Beach, FL 33426 Phone: 561.496.6935 Map & Directions
El Clair Medical Center
6080 W Boynton Beach Boulevard
Suite 140

Boynton Beach, FL 33437 Phone: 561.496.6935 Map & Directions
Village Center
15340 Jog Road
Suite 160

Delray Beach, FL 33446 Phone: 561.496.6935 Map & Directions

8142 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33434 Phone: 561.496.6935 Map & Directions

23071 State Road 7

Boca Raton, FL 33428 Phone: Map & Directions

Accreditations