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suture lysis: How would I code this

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    Patient came in eye clinic and a suture lysis was performed which cpt should I use. I am confused on this.

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    I am confused also. Does the patient have sutures following medical care and is this removal of the sutures?

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    Quote Originally Posted by feiteai@aol.com View Post
    Patient came in eye clinic and a suture lysis was performed which cpt should I use. I am confused on this.
    There is no CPT for removal of sutures unless done under GENERAL anesthesia. This is included in the E/M. Hope this helps

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