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Knowing Astigmatism Codes – Ophthalmic Professional

Learn when and how to code for the diagnosis and correction of this condition that affects nearly 1 in 3 Americans.

Corneal astigmatism affects about 35% of the cataract population and nearly 1 in 3 Americans. When astigmatism is small (less than 0.50 D) it may not require correction. When greater than this, best-corrected acuity may be affected.

Thia article addresses the following topics:

  • Codes for various measurement techniques
  • Surgically induced astigmatism codes
  • Surgical coding

This article was published in Ophthalmic Professional’s Coding column, and written by Corcoran’s Senior Consultant, Paul Larson, COE. To view the entire article in Ophthalmic Professional, click on the link below:

http://www.ophthalmicprofessional.com/articleviewer.aspx?articleID=110493

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