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Ultrasound Services Overview

During the early stages of pregnancy we know you can feel like a bundle of nerves, so we’re here to help with our pregnancy scan services. Since 2007, at Ultrasound Dimensions we’ve performed thousands of scans for expectant parents. We offer reassurance at all stages of pregnancy. The early scan to confirm your pregnancy and … Continue reading “Ultrasound Services Overview”

Can you bring family & friends to your pregnancy scan appointment?

Can you bring family & friends to your pregnancy scan? The answer is: YES! A pregnancy scan is a family affair at our clinic, so you can share your baby scan experience by bringing whomever you want and as many people as you like.

What is the difference between Diagnostic Ultrasound & Therapeutic Ultrasound?

Diagnostic ultrasound also called diagnostic medical sonography is a non-invasive technique used to image organs inside the body using high-frequency sound waves that are above the audible range. A camera or small handheld transducer along with a bit of gel is used on the skin to obtain the best images possible. These images are seen … Continue reading “What is the difference between Diagnostic Ultrasound & Therapeutic Ultrasound?”

Scan of the Week: Twins at 9 Weeks Gestation

Here is a cute video of twins at just 9 weeks gestation during an Early Pregnancy Scan.

What is Ultrasound?

Today were going to talk about General Ultrasound! When you attend for an Ultrasound Scan, high-frequency sound waves are being produced to capture live images from inside your body. This medical test, also known as sonography, is used to help diagnose the causes of swelling, pain, other causes of abdominal discomfort or to check the … Continue reading “What is Ultrasound?”

When is the best time to attend for an Early Pregnancy Scan?

Today we’re going to talk about when is the best time to attend for your Early Pregnancy Scan. Hi, Siobhan here, Patient Support Specialist at Ultrasound Dimensions. Your home pregnancy test just turned positive. A really good time to come for an early pregnancy ultrasound is no sooner than 6 and a half weeks when … Continue reading “When is the best time to attend for an Early Pregnancy Scan?”

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month & we wanted to do our part by donating €1 from every scan performed in the month of October to Breast Cancer Ireland 💗 More research is needed for prevention and to achieve a cure for breast cancer. We believe patients should attend a dedicated breast centre for a full examination if … Continue reading “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

How can I prepare for my Abdominal or Pelvic Ultrasound Scan?

Today we’re going to talk about what preparations are required for an Abdominal Scan & Pelvic Scan. Before attending for a Pelvic Ultrasound we recommend our patient’s drink 1 Litre of water one hour prior to their appointment time. Before an Abdominal Ultrasound, patient’s are required to fast from food for at least 6 hours … Continue reading “How can I prepare for my Abdominal or Pelvic Ultrasound Scan?”

Scan of the Week: 9 Week Old Baby Scan

  9 Week Old Baby Ultrasound: In this video & photos, we are showing you a sample of what you would see at 9 weeks gestation.

What is the Well Baby Scan?

What is the Well Baby Scan?  Hi I am Siobhan, patient support specialist at Ultrasound Dimensions. The Well Baby Scan is performed to determine the position, growth and the health of the fetus between 20-40 weeks. What will be assessed during the Well Baby Scan? This scan will commonly measure: – the size of the … Continue reading “What is the Well Baby Scan?”