CPT® 66840, Under Removal of Lens Material Procedures of the Eye

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 66840 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Removal of Lens Material Procedures of the Eye.

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The provider removes floating lens material left in the vitreous cavity during artificial lens implantation through continuous aspiration. This procedure may be done in one or more stages.

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