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Permanent lateral tarsorrhaphy?

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    Patient had a permanent lateral tarsorrhaphy , I m stuck choosing between cpt code 67710 and 67880 . What is the diffrence, ?

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    Patient had a permanent lateral tarsorrhaphy , I m stuck choosing between cpt code 67710 and 67880 . What is the diffrence, ?
    The 67880 is for suturing the eyelids shut. The 67710 is for cutting the sutures and allowing the eyelids to reopen.

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    ahhhhhhh. stupid of me. I should have know by it by looking at picture in book. Thanks for your help.

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