CPT® 66987, Under Intraocular Lens Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 66987 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Intraocular Lens Procedures.

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Summary

The provider inserts an intraocular lens prosthesis after extracapsular cataract extraction using complex techniques and devices such as an iris expansion device or by providing suture support to intraocular lens or capsulorrhexis (a continuous circular tear in the capsule surrounding the lens) or performed on patients during early visual development. The procedure includes endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation to shrink the ciliary processes to treat or prevent glaucoma.

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