Diseases of the eye and adnexa
Visual disturbances and blindness
2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.2
2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
- H53.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
- The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM H53.2 became effective on October 1, 2017.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of H53.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 H53.2 may differ.
The following code(s) above H53.2
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that may be applicable to H53.2
- Diplopia (double vision) due to cranial nerve palsy
- Diplopia (eye condition)
- Refractive diplopia
- Refractive diplopia (eye condition)
ICD-10-CM H53.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):
- A visual symptom in which a single object is perceived by the visual cortex as two objects rather than one. Disorders associated with this condition include refractive errors; strabismus; oculomotor nerve diseases; trochlear nerve diseases; abducens nerve diseases; and diseases of the brain stem and occipital lobe.
- The condition in which a single object appears as two objects. Also called "double vision."
- The condition in which a single object appears as two objects. Also called "double vision." (from medterms.com)
- 123 Neurological eye disorders
Convert H53.2 to ICD-9-CM
- 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 H53.2
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
Abnormal retinal correspondence
Fusion with defective stereopsis
Simultaneous visual perception without fusion
Suppression of binocular vision
Visual field defects
Unspecified visual field defects
Scotoma involving central area
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.