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CPT coding Chapter 27

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Surgical repair of the cornea
Keratoplasty
Pulling the viscera outside the body through an incision
Evisceration
Removal of an eye
Enucleation
Removal of an organ all in one piece
Exenteration
White outer portion of the eyeball
Sclera
Lining of the eyelids and covering of the sclera
Conjunctiva
Vascular tissue of the choroids, ciliary body, and iris
Uveal
Suturing together of the eyelids
Tarsorrhaphy
Orbit, extraocular muscles, and eyelid
Ocular adnexa
Parts of the eye in the front of and including the lens, orbit, extraocular muscles, and eyelid
Anterior segment
Parts of the eye located behind the lens
Posterior segment
Prefix meaning pupil
Cor
Prefix meaning ciliary body or eye muscle
Cyclo
Prefix meaning cornea
Kerat
Prefix meaning eye
Ocul
Prefix meaning pertaining to the lacrimal sac
Dacryocyst
Prefix meaning pertaining to the vitreous body of the eye
Vitre
Condition in which the refractive surfaces of the eyes are unequal
Astigmatism
Extraocular muscle deviation resulting in unequal visual axes
Strabismus
Congenital absence of the external auditory canal
Aural atresia
Called a simple mastoidectomy, it creates an opening in the mastoid for drainage
Transmastoid antrostomy
Inner connecting cavities, such as the internal ear
Labyrinth
Excision of the tympanic nerve
Tympanic neurectomy
Creation of a new opening (e.g., on the inner wall of the middle ear)
Fenestration
Auricle, pinna, external acoustic, and meatus
Parts of the external ear
Malleus, incus, and stapes
Parts of the middle ear
Vestibule, semicircular canals, and cochlea
Parts of the inner ear
Prefix meaning posterior temporal bone
Mastoid
Prefix meaning eardrum
Myring
Prefix meaning hearing
Audi
A bony growth
Exostosis
Prefix meaning ear
Oto
Prefix meaning (eustachian) tube
Salping
Excision of a portion of the temporal bone
Apicectomy