Diseases of the eye and adnexa
Visual disturbances and blindness
2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.14
2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
- H53.14 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
- The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM H53.14 became effective on October 1, 2017.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H53.14 - other international versions of ICD-10 H53.14 may differ.
The following code(s) above H53.14
contain annotation back-references
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
- Applicable To annotations, or
- Code Also annotations, or
- Code First annotations, or
- Excludes1 annotations, or
- Excludes2 annotations, or
- Includes annotations, or
- Note annotations, or
- Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to H53.14
- A condition in which the eyes are more sensitive than normal to light.
- A disorder characterized by fear and avoidance of light.
- Abnormal sensitivity to light. This may occur as a manifestation of eye diseases; migraine; subarachnoid hemorrhage; meningitis; and other disorders. Photophobia may also occur in association with depression and other mental disorders.
- Fear and avoidance of light. It can be the result of anxiety about the eyes, photosensitivity, or photalgia.
- Seeing functions of sensing a minimum amount of light (light minimum), and the minimum difference in intensity (light difference.)
- Term generally used to describe complaints related to refractive error, ocular muscle imbalance, including pain or aching around the eyes, burning and itchiness of the eyelids, ocular fatigue, and headaches.
- 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
- 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
- 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H53.14
Visual distortions of shape and size
Psychophysical visual disturbances
Other subjective visual disturbances
Other and unspecified disorders of binocular vision
Unspecified disorder of binocular vision
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.