A Transcranial Doppler (TCD)


Transcranial Doppler (TCD) 
 
A Transcranial Doppler (TCD) is a 10 minute non-invasive, painless and extremely safe ultra sound looking at all of the major arteries and vessels of the Circle of Willis. This test allows for the assessment of a patients risk of stroke/ocular stroke by measuring the Ophthalmic Artery and Cerebral Vascular blood flow.
Common symptoms and conditions that may qualify for the Transcranial Doppler Test:
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Migraine
  • Sudden Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defect
  • Visual Field Disturbance
  • History of Stroke/Mini-Stroke
  • Blurred Vision
  • Double Vision
  • Normal Tension Glaucoma
  • Low Tension Glaucoma
  • Cardiovascular System Complications
  • Carotid Artery Disease