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Removal pinguecula

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    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 65420...feedback please!
    NoRaX

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    Check out 68110 and 68115 as a possibility.

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    Thanks for your help coderguy!!
    NoRaX

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    neolena, that is also what I use 68110
    Debbie

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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?
    Debbie

  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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