Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 369.68
One eye: profound vision impairment; other eye: near-normal vision
  • Short description: PROFND IMPAIR/NEAR NORM.
  • ICD-9-CM 369.68 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 369.68 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 369.68.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Impairment level: one eye: profound impairment: other eye: near-normal vision
  • One eye profoundly impaired, other eye near normal
  • Profound impaired vision one eye, other eye near normal
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 369.68 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H54.41 Blindness, right eye, normal vision left eye
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H54.42 Blindness, left eye, normal vision right eye
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 369.68:
  • Blindness (acquired) (congenital) (both eyes) 369.00
    • profound
      • both eyes 369.08
        • with impairment of lesser eye (specified as)
      • one eye 369.67
        • with vision of other eye (specified as)
          • near-normal 369.68
          • normal 369.69
  • Impaired, impairment (function)
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