Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 379.93
Redness or discharge of eye
  • Short description: REDNESS/DISCHARGE OF EYE.
  • ICD-9-CM 379.93 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 379.93 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: 379.93 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM H57.8 Other specified disorders of eye and adnexa
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilat red eyes
  • Bilateral red eyes
  • Discharge of eye
  • Eye discharge
  • Left red eye
  • Red eye
  • Right red eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 379.93:
  • Bloodshot eye 379.93
  • Discharge
    • eye 379.93
  • Redness
    • conjunctiva 379.93
    • eye 379.93
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