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Epilation and E/M During YAG Global

Question: One of our patients is still in the global period for a YAG laser procedure. She came in for a followup with symptoms of foreign-body sensation and irritation in the right eye. The ophthalmologist performed epilation with forceps to remove lashes from the lower right lid. What modifiers would I use in this case? Normally, I would append 25 to [...]