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Intranasal DCR


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Intranasal DCR


An Ocular Plastic surgeon perfomed and "intranasal dcr". He did not use and endoscope. He did not perform the surgery from the nasal lacrimal crest. He is using code 68720 because he says the end result is the same. I feel the intranasal pathway is a lot less complicated and dosn't warrent the use of the DCR code. Does anyone know how to code this. I am thinking of using the unlisted code for the Lacrimal system 68899 and sending in op notes and explanation of procedure. Any thoughts???? THANKS IN ADVANCE