Also known as
orbital x-ray, orbital cavity radiograph, eye sockets radiograph
An eye socket x-ray is a radiograph taken of both left and right eye sockets. It is beneficial for detecting fractures of the bones of the orbital cavity and its surrounding area that arise from injury or disease. This procedure is commonly used for detecting foreign objects in the eye that an ophthalmoscope cannot detect. It is also sometimes given before an
where metal fragments could cause significant damage.