CPT® 66179, Under Shunt Procedures on the Anterior Sclera of the Eye

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 66179 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Shunt Procedures on the Anterior Sclera of the Eye.

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In this procedure, the provider places, by external approach, an aqueous shunt, an implantable device in the aqueous humor of the eye. The shunt facilitates drainage and thereby reduces the overall pressure in the anterior chamber of the eye.

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