Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 366.53
After-cataract obscuring vision
  • Short description: AFTR-CATAR OBSCUR VISION.
  • ICD-9-CM 366.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 366.53 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 366.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H26.499 Other secondary cataract, unspecified eye
Approximate Synonyms
  • After-cataract with vision obscured
  • Intraocular lens deposits obscuring vision
  • Intraocular lens deposits, obscuring vision
  • Secondary cataract following intraocular lens, obscuring vision
  • Secondary cataract obscuring vision
  • Secondary cataract with vision obscured following intraocular lens implant
  • Secondary cataract, obscuring vision
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 366.53:
  • After-cataract 366.50
    • obscuring vision 366.53
  • Cataract (anterior cortical) (anterior polar) (black) (capsular) (central) (cortical) (hypermature) (immature) (incipient) (mature) 366.9
    • secondary (membrane) 366.50
      • obscuring vision 366.53
      • specified type, not obscuring vision 366.52
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