AMA CPT® Assistant - 1999 Issue 3 (March)
Medicine, Special Ophthalmological Services, 92135 (Q&A) (March 1999)
March 1999 page 10c Coding Consultation Medicine, Special Ophthalmological Services, 92135 (Q&A) Question Our office performs fundus photography examinations using a scanning laser that produces a fundus photograph. Is it appropriate to report 92135 for this method of examination of the fundus ? AMA Comment CPT code 92135, Scanning computerized ophthalmic diagnostic imaging (eg, scanning laser) with interpretation and report, unilateral, is intended to report a method of objective measurement involving a quantitative determination of the thickness of the retinal nerve fiber layer and computer analysis of the data with the final results of creation of a database file...
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