This service or treatment is generally covered by most health insurance policies. You are responsible for checking your insurance policy cover, and you may need a referral letter. Check which insurance companies are covered.
Ultrasound is an imaging technique using high frequency sound (high enough that it is not audible and is able to pass through the body) to produce anatomical images of the body.
An ultrasound of the thyroid is painless and uses sound waves to produce pictures of the thyroid gland within the neck to identify the appearance of lumps or thyroid nodules and can be performed by an experienced dedicated head, neck and thyroid radiologist.
For most patients, we perform a ”one-visit” diagnostic service where you will have these investigations and be told the results on the same day and often during the same clinic visit.