• Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) H54.0X-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.0X-

    Blindness, both eyes, different category levels

      2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

    • blast S05.8X-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S05.8X-

      Other injuries of eye and orbit

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • color - see Deficiency, color vision
    • concussion S05.8X-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S05.8X-

      Other injuries of eye and orbit

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • cortical H47.619
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H47.619

      Cortical blindness, unspecified side of brain

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • left brain H47.612
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H47.612

        Cortical blindness, left side of brain

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • right brain H47.611
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H47.611

        Cortical blindness, right side of brain

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • day H53.11
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.11

      Day blindness

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Hemeralopia
    • due to injury (current episode) S05.9-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S05.9-

      Unspecified injury of eye and orbit

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Injury of eye NOS
      • sequelae -- code to injury with seventh character S
    • eclipse (total) - see Retinopathy, solar
    • emotional F44.6
      (hysterical)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44.6

      Conversion disorder with sensory symptom or deficit

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Conversion disorder with anesthesia or sensory loss
      • Conversion disorder with special sensory symptoms
      • Dissociative anesthesia and sensory loss
      • Psychogenic deafness
    • face H53.16
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.16

      Psychophysical visual disturbances

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • hysterical F44.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F44.6

      Conversion disorder with sensory symptom or deficit

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Conversion disorder with anesthesia or sensory loss
      • Conversion disorder with special sensory symptoms
      • Dissociative anesthesia and sensory loss
      • Psychogenic deafness
    • legal H54.8
      (both eyes) (USA definition)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.8

      Legal blindness, as defined in USA

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Blindness NOS according to USA definition
      Note
      • The table below gives a classification of severity of visual impairment recommended by a WHO Study Group on the Prevention of Blindness, Geneva, 6-10 November 1972.
      • The term 'low vision' in category H54 comprises categories 1 and 2 of the table, the term 'blindness' categories 3, 4 and 5, and the term 'unqualified visual loss' category 9.
      • If the extent of the visual field is taken into account, patients with a field no greater than 10 but greater than 5 around central fixation should be placed in category 3 and patients with a field no greater than 5 around central fixation should be placed in category 4, even if the central acuity is not impaired.
      Type 1 Excludes
      • legal blindness with specification of impairment level (H54.0-H54.7)
    • mind R48.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R48.8

      Other symbolic dysfunctions

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Acalculia
      • Agraphia
    • night H53.60
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.60

      Unspecified night blindness

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • abnormal dark adaptation curve H53.61
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.61

        Abnormal dark adaptation curve

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • acquired H53.62
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.62

        Acquired night blindness

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital H53.63
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.63

        Congenital night blindness

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified type NEC H53.69
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H53.69

        Other night blindness

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • vitamin A deficiency E50.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E50.5

        Vitamin A deficiency with night blindness

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • one eye (other eye normal) H54.40
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.40

      Blindness, one eye, unspecified eye

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • left (normal vision on right) H54.42-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.42-

        Blindness, left eye, normal vision right eye

          2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • low vision on right H54.12-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.12-

          Blindness, left eye, low vision right eye

            2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • low vision, other eye H54.10
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.10

        Blindness, one eye, low vision other eye, unspecified eyes

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • right (normal vision on left) H54.41-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.41-

        Blindness, right eye, normal vision left eye

          2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • low vision on left H54.11-
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H54.11-

          Blindness, right eye, low vision left eye

            2016 2017 2018 - Deleted Code 2018 - New Code 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • psychic R48.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R48.8

      Other symbolic dysfunctions

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Acalculia
      • Agraphia
    • river B73.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B73.01

      Onchocerciasis with endophthalmitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • snow - see Photokeratitis
    • sun, solar - see Retinopathy, solar
    • transient - see Disturbance, vision, subjective, loss, transient
    • traumatic S05.9-
      (current episode)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S05.9-

      Unspecified injury of eye and orbit

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Injury of eye NOS
    • word (developmental) F81.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F81.0

      Specific reading disorder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • 'Backward reading'
      • Developmental dyslexia
      • Specific learning disorder, with impairment in reading
      • Specific reading retardation
      Type 1 Excludes
      • acquired R48.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R48.0

        Dyslexia and alexia

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • secondary to organic lesion R48.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R48.0

        Dyslexia and alexia

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code