Non-specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H40.0

Glaucoma suspect

  • H40.0 is not a billable ICD-10-CM diagnosis code and cannot be used to indicate a medical diagnosis.
  • ICD-10-CM becomes effective on October 1, 2015, therefore, H40.0 and all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Description Synonyms
  • Angle-closure glaucoma - borderline
  • Blind hypertensive eye
  • Borderline angle closure glaucoma
  • Elevated intraocular pressure
  • Glaucoma suspect (situation)
  • Glaucoma, suspect
  • Hypertensive blind eye
  • Ocular HTN
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Raised intraocular pressure
  • Steroid responder open angle glaucoma
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there was 1 death in the United States where ICD-10 H40.0 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to]
  • ICD-10 H40.0 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year