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least extreme eye removal surgery; removal of contents of globe, leaving extraocular muscles and sclera intact
most extreme eye removal surgery; removal of eye with surrounding skin, fat, muscle, and bone
low powered microscope with high intensity light source that focuses the light as a long narrow beam or slit
removal of fluid (performed on anterior chamber) for either diagnostic or therapeutic purposes
How do you code skin grafting after eye removal surgery?
Code separately with codes from Integumentary system.. If eyelid was repaired deeper than skin level, refer to reconstruction codes.
What are the parts of the anterior segment?
cornea, anterior chamber, anterior sclera, iris, ciliary body, and lens
removal of the full thickness of the cornea and replacement with donor cornea
Fluid-filled (aqueous humor) space located behind the cornea and in front of the iris
surgical procedure in which the trabecular meshwork is reshaped or punctured
trabeculotomy ab externo or trabeculectomy ab externo; used for treatment of glaucoma or trauma
extracapsular, intracapsular, and phacoemuslification are three types of what procedure?
bones of the ear that include the malleus (hammer), incus (anvil), and stapes (stirrup).
surgical correction or repair of defects or injuries in the eardrum or the bones of the middle ear; small tubes are inserted through tympanic membrane to allow for drainage.
procedure in which the labyrinth is surgically incised and various procedures performed to return labyrinth to functional condition
The Auditory System subsection is divided anatomically into what 4 subheadings?
External ear, Middle ear, Inner ear, and Temporal Bone/Middle Fossa Approach
Reconstruction of the external ear may require a split full thickness graft and would be reported from the ________ System.
a disease of the inner ear characterized by vertigo, nerve deafness, and a roar or buzzing in the ear.
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