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Irlen Syndrome

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    Irlen Syndrome
    Has anyone heard of this and know what ICD-9 code I would use to code it? I found some info on this, but I dont know how to code. Any help would be great.
    thanks in advance

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    Perhaps, something in 368—Visual Disturbances ?

    Here's a UK website ( that seems to have some information on Irlen syndrome, aka visual stress or Meares-Irlen. They have a US website: Perhaps they can connect you with an ophthalmology practice that deals with 'visual stress' who might share with you how they are coding this.


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    We received an email regarding this thread from the Irlen Institute International HQ. Please review the disclaimer regarding codes being provided in this forum - this has not been verified by AAPC. Below is the response:

    The ICD-9 CM Codes would be 368.9 Visual disturbance NOS

    Danielle Montgomery

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