2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H59

Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as H59. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • mechanical complication of intraocular lens (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85.2

    Mechanical complication of intraocular lens

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T85.2
    )
  • mechanical complication of other ocular prosthetic devices, implants and grafts (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85.3

    Mechanical complication of other ocular prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • other complications of corneal graft (T86.84-)
    T85.3
    )
  • pseudophakia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z96.1

    Presence of intraocular lens

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Presence of pseudophakia
    Z96.1
    )
  • secondary cataracts (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H26.4

    Secondary cataract

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    H26.4-
    )
The following code(s) above H59 contain annotation back-references
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 H59:
  • H00-H59
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range H00-H59

    Diseases of the eye and adnexa

    Note
    • Use an external cause code following the code for the eye condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the eye condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • diabetes mellitus related eye conditions (E09.3-, E10.3-, E11.3-, E13.3-)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury (trauma) of eye and orbit (S05.-)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • syphilis related eye disorders (A50.01, A50.3-, A51.43, A52.71)
    Diseases of the eye and adnexa
Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to H59:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To H59
H57.12 …… left eye
H57.13 …… bilateral
H57.8 Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa
H57.81 Brow ptosis
H57.811 …… right
H57.812 …… left
H57.813 …… bilateral
H57.819 …… unspecified
H57.89 Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa
H57.9 Unspecified disorder of eye and adnexa
H59 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified
H59.0 Disorders of the eye following cataract surgery
H59.01 Keratopathy (bullous aphakic) following cataract surgery
H59.011 …… right eye
H59.012 …… left eye
H59.013 …… bilateral
H59.019 …… unspecified eye
H59.02 Cataract (lens) fragments in eye following cataract surgery
H59.021 …… right eye
H59.022 …… left eye
H59.023 …… bilateral

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