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    Default failed trabeculectomy

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    What would the dx code for a failed traculectomy .They are doing a Ahmed valve implantation- {cpt code 66180} with scleral patch graft (67255)
    dx read as follow - Chronic glaucoma with uncontrolled intraocular pressure -365.11 and failed trabculectomy operation- (which happen year and a half ago )

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    Would it be V45.69 status post eye surgery

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