AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2018 Issue 4; New/Revised ICD-10-CM Codes


The following codes for lagophthalmos were expanded to provide unique codes to identify when the condition presents in the right eye, left eye, and bilateral eyes: H02.20  Unspecified lagophthalmos (H02.20A, H02.20B, and H02.20C) H02.21  Cicatricial lagophthalmos (H02.21A, H02.21B, and H02.21C) H02.22  Mechanical lagophthalmos (H02.22A, H02.22B, and H02.22C), and H02.23  Paralytic lagophthalmos (H02.23A, H02.23B, and H02.23C) Lagophthalmos refers to the inability to close the eyelids completely. Patients suffering from lagophthalmos present with complaint of foreign body sensation in the eye and increased tearing. The...

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