CPT® 0444T, Under Placement of Drug-eluting Ocular Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 0444T as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Placement of Drug-eluting Ocular Procedures.

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The provider places a clear, flexible device, somewhat like a contact lens, that contains a drug, such as timolol to treat glaucoma, under one or more eyelids of one or both eyes; the procedure includes fitting, training the patient, and initial insertion. Glaucoma is an eye disorder characterized by increased intraocular pressure, the pressure caused by the fluid inside the eye, the aqueous humor, that helps maintain the shape of the eye.

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