The provider inserts an artificial lens after removing an extracapsular cataract by aspiration or use of ultrasonic waves. This procedure is done without the use of an endoscopic laser probe to shrink the ciliary processes, a procedure to treat glaucoma.
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Code Range for Cataract Surgery:
66820-66825 - Incision Procedures on the Lens of the Eye
93922-93931 - Intraocular Lens Procedures