CPT® 66505, Under Incision Procedures on the Iris, Ciliary Body of the Eye

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 66505 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the Iris, Ciliary Body of the Eye.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider makes two puncture like openings in the iris to rapidly decrease pressure in the eye due to a blockage caused by the iris bowing forward because of an accumulation of fluid between the iris and the lens, known as an iris bombe. This condition results in a form of glaucoma known as angle closure glaucoma.

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