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Which code is best for removal of secondary membrane cataract ?

Clifford Posted Tue 13th of November, 2012 18:24:39 PM

code 66820 or 66830

Clifford Posted Tue 13th of November, 2012 18:26:01 PM

'66820' or '66830'

SuperCoder Answered Wed 14th of November, 2012 03:59:24 AM

The code is 66830. An incision is made in the capsule, and the cloudy secondary membrane, which is present across the capsule, is excised with corneo–scleral section and then removed.

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