AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Laser Trabeculoplasty

A male patient with poorly controlled glaucoma in the right eye presents for laser trabeculoplasty to help decrease intraocular pressure. Laser burns with laser time of 0.1 seconds were placed in 360 degrees of the trabecular meshwork without any problems.  What is the appropriate root operation for this procedure? Also, what is the appropriate approach value for this procedure: external vs. percutaneous? ...

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