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Removal pinguecula

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    Default Removal pinguecula
    Medical Coding Books
    To my eye fellow coders...need help with this one:

    How would you code a removal of pinguecula, per the dictionary is a yellowish spot sometimes observed on either side of the cornea in older individuals...A thickening of the connective tissue of the conjunctiva. The doctor office is using a please!

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    Check out 68110 and 68115 as a possibility.

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    Thanks for your help coderguy!!

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    neolena, that is also what I use 68110

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    Question vf for dmv
    We have many seniors come into the office requiring a visual field test for renewing their driver's license. How are your offices handling these? And if you charge what diagnosis are your using?

  6. Default pinguecula excision with conjunctival graft
    i would like to ask which code to use for pinguecula excision with conjunctival graft, for pinguecula excsion i know it is 68110, but what code to use if with conjunctival graft. as per description, pinguecula is different from pterygium.
    thank you

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